Lila Margaret Scott Walker

Dates

November 6, 1913 - February 13, 2009

Obituary

Lila Margaret Scott Walker died on February 13, 2009, while living
with her granddaughter, Kara (John) Hoblick and family in DeLeon
Springs
, Florida
. She was born November 6, 1913, in Storla, South
Dakota
, to Lewis Emanuel and Clara Lillian Emerson Scott. Lila
graduated from Mt. Vernon High School. She married Kenneth Ellsworth
Walker in 1933. They lived in the Mt. Vernon, South Dakota area. Lila
was active in her children's activities and schools. She was a hard
working woman and helped in the family business. Lila also worked at
Midwest Beach stationary store in Sioux Falls.

Later Lila worked for John Hancock Insurance and was active in the
Toastmistress public speaking organization while living in Sioux
Falls
, South Dakota and Rockford, Illinois. Lila and Kenneth moved to
the DeLand, Florida area in 1977. Lila enjoyed gardening, bird study,
baking, Bible study groups, and being with family. She was always
interested in current events, had a passion for literature, and was a
lifelong learner. She also encouraged learning in others. Lila always
had a positive attitude and one of her favorite sayings was, "Find a
way or make one."

Lila is survived by her brother, Wallace (Gladys) Scott of Mitchell,
South Dakota, son, Dennis (Shannon) Walker of Tolland, Connecticut.
Lila enjoyed being "Nana" to her 6 grandchildren and 16
great-grandchildren. She was a beloved aunt and good friend to many
others. Predeceased by her husband, sister, Marian Taplin, brother,
Milton Scott, son, Keith Walker, and daughter-in-law, Catherine "Kit"
Walker.

A memorial service was held on Wednesday, February 18 at 10:00 am 
at the Allen-Summerhill Funeral Home in DeLand, Florida. Another 
service and burial will be at a later date in Mt. Vernon, South Dakota.


Visitation(s)

To Be Announced

Service

Date
Monday, August 17, 2009
Time
10:30 AM
Location
Memorial Service
Mount Vernon Cemetery
Mount Vernon, South Dakota

Cemetery

To Be Announced


Posted by Shannon Hall Walker on April 22, 2009
I couldn't have asked for a more wonderful mother-in-law. She was immediately accepting of me and always made me feel
like I was her own daughter.

She is missed already.
Posted by Mary Ellen Connelly on February 24, 2009
Lila was greatly loved by all her nephews and nieces. We all admired and envied her many talents; she was an inspiration to all of us.
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