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Mildred Walker
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 • Posted September 7, 2011

Mildred Mae Martin Walker was born on September 9, 1920, to Seth Martin and Meta Loeffler Martin. Mimi, as she was known to her family and friends, lived her early life on the banks of the Llano River near Martin’s Crossing on the family ranch. She married Jack Russell Walker on November 1, 1942, in Denton, Texas at the Little Chapel in the Woods at Texas State College for Women, where she was a student.She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and her two brothers, Seth Paul Martin II and Homer Clint Martin. She is survived by her three children, Karon (KK) Walker Brannies and husband George of Mason, Michael Ray Walker and wife Karen of Garden Ridge and Martin Jack Walker and wife Avery of Driftwood. She is also survived by six grandchildren: Melany Canfield, Megan Bierschwale, Michaela Bandal, Reagan Walker, Russell Walker and Camille Walker, as well as seven great grandchildren.Mimi was a wife, mother, and homemaker, and she was involved in community affairs. She served as a commissioner for the City of Mason, the PTA and various civic organizations. She was the last surviving founding member of the Carmen Duplicate Bridge Club, and she served as the director for many years. Mimi loved playing bridge, and she eventually became a Life Master. She was a wonderful cook, inspiring generations of cooks. Until recently, Mimi continued to prepare meals for ailing members of the community and baked goods for community auctions. Her family is grateful for the legacy she leaves behind.Mimi was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, where services will be held on Thursday, September 8th with interment following in Gooch Cemetery. Pallbearers are Russell Walker, Reagan Walker, Phil Bandal, Thom Canfield, Tommy Bierschwale, Todd Martin and Glen Martin. Honorary pallbearers are the members of the Carmen and Ft. Mason Bridge Clubs and the long-time, dear friends in the Friday Night Supper Club.

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