Susan Marie Walker, 56

Susan Marie Walker, 56, of Knox, Ind., passed away on Sunday, June 1, 2014.

She was born on Dec. 12, 1957, in Dayton, to Walter and Rita (Axe) Miley.

Susan attended Valparaiso University and Bethel College receiving a BSN in nursing. She had been a longtime employee at Starke Memorial Hospital in Knox, Ind., as a trauma care nurse and had also worked as a surgical nurse and critical care nurse.

Music remained an integral part of Susan’s life and was manifested in the many instruments she played. She also loved horses throughout her life, having ridden and cared for them from her early years.

On Jan. 16, 1988, she married Mickey V. Walker who survives along with sons Shawn Neil Walker (Bethany Kaply) of Highland, Ind.; Joshua Allen Walker (Cassie Bacewic), of North Judson, Ind.; her mother, Rita Miley, of Ohio; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father Walter Miley and two brothers, Mark and Daniel Miley.

The love of her family was always foremost in her life. A visitation was held at the Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Road, Valparaiso, Ind., with a funeral service followed by a burial at Angelcrest.