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(March 7, 1951 – August 21, 2013)

Rita May Walker, 62, of Midland, died at Covenant Hospital in Saginaw on Aug. 21, 2013. Rita was born in Midland on March 7, 1951 to the late Joseph “Ken” and Marian (Starks) Walker. Rita was a Registered Nurse and loved working in nursing homes with the elderly. Her last nursing job was for Heartland Assisted Living in Saginaw. Rita is survived by her daughter Ada Hoffecker of Santa Barbara, CA; grandchildren, Eon, Vanyel, Alexandria; brothers, Douglas, Ralph and Michael; cousins, Bob (Vi) Walker, Chuck McDonald; friends Leona Cobb and Tina Savoy. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Heartland Assisted Living. Smith-Miner Funeral Home, is assisting the family.Online condolences can be left at www.smithminer.com