Janet Lea Walker, 51, of Wapello, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, July 10 2015, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois. Funeral services will be 11:00am Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Interment will be in Illinois City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:00am to 11:00pm prior to the service on Wednesday at the funeral home. A memorial has been established at the funeral home in Janet’s name. Sympathy notes may be left for the Walker family at http://www.lewisfuneralhome.com.
Janet Lea Schnieder was born on August 20, 1963, in Rock Island, Illinois, the daughter of Leander and Christina (Nylin) Schnieder. On August 18, 1990 Janet was united in marriage to Michael Walker in Muscatine. She was the manager at Deery Brothers Collision Center in Burlington, Iowa. Janet enjoyed fishing, camping, mowing, shooting, and spending time with her family.
Janet will be deeply missed by “Her Man” Mike (Fuzz) Hardin of Wapello; sister, Joan Yeggy of Pollock, MO; brother Dale Schneider of Monroe, MI; sister, Tina Sears of Polluck, Mo; nieces, Georgia, Jacqueline, Miranda and nephew, Christian.
Janet was preceded in death by her husband, Michael in 2006, two siblings, in infancy, Delbert and Rose, nephew, Justin.