Rock Springs Miner, Mar 26, 1950
MRS. G.L. WALKER
Funeral services for Mrs. Josephine E. Walker, 52, widow of G.L. walker, were held Saturday at the Rogan chapel. The Rev. E. Thomas Rodda of the Episcopal church conducted the rites and burial was in the city cemetery. Mrs. Walker died Thursday at her home at 711 C street following a six-months illness.
She was born Josephine Crippa in Rock Springs on March 19, 1898, a daughter of Mrs. Carlotta Crippa and the late August Crippa. She was educated in the city schools and at Colorado State Teachers college in Greeley and then taught in the Rock Springs schools.
She was married to G.L. Walker of this city on June 17, 1920. Survivors are a daughter, Velma Jean; her mother and two brothers, E.D. Crippa of Rock Springs and Albert Crippa of New York City. Her husband died in 1934 as the result of an airplane crash as he was returning from Salt Lake City.
Pallbearers were O.E. Bertagnolli, Earl Lawless, Robert D. Murphy, John W. Taylor, James Vicars and John Wataha.
Gene Lester Walker
1894–1934 (m. 1920)
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