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Services Tuesday for Sophia Walker, age 63

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Sophia Walker, age 63 of Chesterton, IN, passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2015.

She was born on December 5, 1951 in Sterling, IL.

She is survived by her mother, Helen Garcia of Portage; brothers, J.J. (Tanya) Garcia of California and Valentin O. Jr. (Theresa) Garcia of South Carolina; sisters, Helen (Nicholas) Appelman of Portage and Victoria (Ralph) Arenas of Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earnest F. Walker; father, Valentin O. Garcia; brother, Louis Garcia; sister, Rita Harvey.

Sophia was a loving daughter, sister and wife. She was a machinist at Talos manufacturing in Chesterton.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 17, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 6941 Central Ave, Portage, IN 46368, with Father Andrew Corona officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Monday, November 16, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 .pm. at the Funeral Home. Online condolences to the family may be made at


Posted 11/13/2015





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