Denise M Walker

January 22nd, 1944 to March 2nd, 2012
Denise Walker, 68, passed away on March 2, 2012.

She was born in Detroit on January 22, 1944 to the late John and Bernadette Walker.

Denise's big enjoyment in life was attending the ARC. A program was started during the 1950's in Detroit by Denise's mother and other mothers of children with Down's Syndrome. Denise participated in the Macomb, St. Clair and Port Huron ARC programs until health issues forced her to leave in 2009.

She loved working with her hands which showed in her hobbies which included creating hook rugs, cross stitching and weaving potholders and place mats.

Denise is survived by her sister, Nancy Holman; nieces Shelley (Doug) Wuennenberg, Sue Byrnes; nephew, Keith (Pat) Byrnes; one great niece and five great nephews.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to River Bend for providing excellent care during Denise's final years.

Cremation arrangements by Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home.

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