Edward A. Walker

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Edward A. Walker

Funeral services for Edward A. Walker, 81, of Long Lake, Ill., will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 25519 W. Highway @#134, Long Lake (847/546-2109). Born Sept. 20, 1922, in Waukegan, the son of William and Alice (nee Hellquist) Walker, he passed away on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2003, at the Riverbluff Nursing Home in Rockford. Interment will be in the Sand Lake Cemetery, Lake Villa. Edward grew up on the family farm in Lake Villa and spent most of his adult life in Long Lake. He was an entrepreneur, owning his own business in Lake County, The Eagle Sewer Construction Company. He was an active Republican, who served as a precinct committeeman in Ingleside. Edward was a former trustee of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Long Lake, a past member of the Gages Lake Snowmobile Club and the Northeastern Illinois Association of Snowmobile Clubs. Ed is survived by his children, the Rev. Sarah Walker of Clarinda, Iowa, Edward Walker, Jr. …