Agnes E. Walk (88) of Effingham


Published on November 19 2012 1:28 pm

Agnes E. Walk, 88, of Effingham died at 3:49pm Sunday, November 18, 2012 at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, November 21, at 10:30am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Effingham with burial in St. Michael's Cemetery in Sigel.  Friends may call from 4 to 7pm Tuesday at the church.  Bauer Funeral Home in Effingham is in charge of arrangements.

She was born in the Green Creek area, the daughter of Anthony and Sophia (Schwerdt) Kaufman.  She was a member of Sacred Heart Church and the Sacred Heart Council of Catholic Women.  She married Charles J. Walk on June 23, 1945 and he preceded her in death in 1998.

Survivors include 11 children, Jo Ann Sutton and wife Dick of Sebring, Florida, Sue White and husband Ron of Effingham, Doris Johnson of Effingham, Vera Runde and husband Charles of Teutopolis, Art Walk and wife Penny of Neoga, Marlene Burton and husband Alan of Dieterich, Bonnie Siebert and husband Dennis of Altamont, Stan Walk and wife Debbi of Louisville, Kentucky, Delores Pals and husband Dave of Beecher City, Bev Awalt and husband Dave of Effingham, and Kevin Walk and wife Amy of brother, Albert Kaufman and wife Edith of Effingham...24 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband...her parents...three brothers, Adolph "Bud", Clifford and James...and two sisters, Norma Hoene and Sr. Marie Therese, OSF.