Katharine Kitty Walker

August 8, 1923 ~ May 23, 2011

Mrs. Katharine "Kitty" Walker, 87, passed away Monday, May 23, 2011 at her residence. She was born in Galveston, TX to Peter Pauls and Katharine Vedder Pauls. She was a resident of Lake Charles.

Kitty was a member of The Daughters of the American Revolution, Lake Charles Power Squadron, and Lake Charles Ballet Society.

She is survived by her four children, Theodore "Ted" O. Friedrich and wife Luanne of Spring, TX, Diana Hawk Byrley and husband Greg Lake Charles; Daniel "Lewis" Hawk of Lake Charles, Michael David Ward of Lake Charles; three grandchildren, Christiana Williams and husband Coy, Daniel Chimeno and wife Julie, Angela Chimeno and fiance' Bob Little; two great -grandchildren, Payton Williams and Parker Williams.

She is preceded in death by, Theodore O. Friedrich, Dan A. Hawk, Ted A. Ward, and William "Bill" Walker; and by her son, Randolph "Randy" William Friedrich.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 28, 2011 at 4PM at Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Saturday from 2PM until time of service.

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  1. Our condolences to Katharine's family. May the memories you have of your mother sustain you through your grief.Melba Ann BagwellRegistrar, Live Oak DAR

  2. Our sincere condolence in the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. Ted, we are sorry we will be unable to attend the services as we are leaving for Michigan on Saturday morning. If there is anything that we can do, please do not hesitate to call us. Again, our heartfelt condolences to you.

  3. Please accept my sincerest condolences. I enjoyed helping your mom and getting to know her. I respected her for her strong beliefs in what was right and wrong. She stood by them, and that is rare. May the God of your understanding be with you through this time.I am here for you.Cheree Ray Clark Burnette

  4. Ted, just to let you know that you are in my thoughts and prayers in the loss of your mom. She lived a long life, and it is truly wonderful to have your mom for so many years. Blessings to you and your family, Patsy

  5. To the family of Kitty Walker, we are so sorry for you loss. Ted, we love you and are keeping you and your family in our prayers. Annette Olson and family

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