Sharon Lee Walker
August 13, 1934 ~ June 22, 2020
Born in: Los Angeles, California
Resided in: Laguna Woods, California
Sharon Lee Walker
Born August 13, 1934, Died June 22, 2020
Sharon Lee Walker passed away at age 85 and was a resident of Laguna Woods.
Sharon was a native Californian born in Los Angeles to her parents Jim and Ehrma Sawyer; and was an only child. She grew up in South Gate, California. In her early years she camped with her extended family at Newport Back Bay every summer. She was a great swimmer and had a deepappreciation of the ocean and nature.
Sharon loved to dance and learned ballroom on the Rainbow Girls group. In high school she met the love of her life George Walker at a square dance club in South Gate. They married and have seven children that they shared an adventurous life. Sharon made sure all her children were good swimmers and they spent many days with her family at the beach enjoying the ocean.
When her youngest child was three years old Sharon went back to college and she obtained her Nursing degree and credentials in the first Nursing Program at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo. Sharon was a Nurse, specializing in Emergency Room and Trauma; she retired after 40 years, at the age of 75 years old. Sharon was so passionate about her career in Nursing, even in retirement, Sharon continued to study and keep her Nursing License current until she died.
Sharon leaves behind a large extended family of 7 children (spouses), 1 cousin, 1 brother-in-law and 1 sister-in-law, 8 nieces and nephews, 9 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren who she loved dearly and brought her great joy. Sharon also has a large extended family of cousins, nieces, nephews and many longtime (over 70 years) & close friends. All who know and loved Sharon will miss her wit, optimism strong and caring spirit.
Funeral Service: July 3, 2020 10:00 am
25301 Alicia Parkway
Laguna Hills, CA 92653