Reba Marie (Earhart) Walker

January 21, 1925 ~ September 15, 2019 (age 94)


Reba Marie Walker, 94, of Defiance, peacefully passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center.  
She was born on January 21, 1925 to Earl and Eva Mae (Watts) Earhart in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In 1945 she married Lawrence W. Voss, who preceded her in death on July 16, 1976. She was also married to Harvey J. Walker, who passed away on October 30, 1996. 
Reba was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Grand Rapids, MI. She worked at the General Motors Assembly plant in Wyoming, MI, and was a member of UAW. Reba was one of the founders of  Noble American Legion in Short Tract, NY. Reba enjoyed bird watching, gardening, and traveling in her motor home. From 1970 to 1990 she had been to almost every state in the country.
Reba will be missed by her three children: Douglas W. Voss of Walker, MI, Katherine M. Voss of Defiance, and Sharon K. Schley of Buffalo, NY. She also leaves behind three grandchildren: Robert Ellis, Jr. and Michelle Ellis of Buffalo, NY, and Ashleigh Edmonson-Hayward of Defiance, OH, six great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and her brother, Edward Earhart of Cedar Springs, MI. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Lawrence W. Voss, second husband, Harvey J. Walker, two brothers, James Douglas, and Burwell "Ray" Earhart, and two sisters, Mary Isenhart and Barbara Kibler.
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