Helen Walker, a Mountain View resident, died Jan. 7 at her son's home. She was 77.
Born to Helen and Irving Thrall in Wisconsin, she moved to the Mountain View area in 1955, and married Leonard Dow Walker in 1960. She was known for her red hair and pink cheeks, and enjoyed fishing, bingo, playing cards and walking through the neighborhood with her grandchildren, her family said.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Leonard and two siblings. She is survived by her son David Walker; six siblings; and grandchildren Isaac and Chantel.
A memorial service is set for 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18, at Cusimano Family Colonial Mortuary, 96 West El Camino Real, Mountain View. A reception will follow, with the location to be announced at the service.