Karla Kay Walsh

Crest Hill, Illinois, United States

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Karla Kay Walsh (Christian)

Birthdate: (57)
Birthplace: Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Death: November 24, 2009 (57)
Chicago Ridge, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Place of Burial: Crest Hill, Will County, Illinois, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Jerry Delos Christian and LeWanda Anoka Christian
Wife of <private> Walsh
Mother of Private User; Private User and Private User
Sister of Private User; Linda Marcie Wilder; Private User and <private> Walsh
Half sister of <private> Christian; Private User; <private> Christian and <private> Christian

Occupation: disabled
Managed by: Private User
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Immediate Family

    • <private> Walsh
    • Private User
    • Private User
    • Private User
    • Private User
    • Private User
    • <private> Walsh
    • <private> Christian (Adair)
      father's ex-partner
    • <private> Christian
      half sibling

About Karla Kay Walsh

Karla Kay Walsh Karla Kay Walsh (nee Christian), 57, of Crest Hill passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on November 24, 2009 at Palos Community Hospital. Born March 26, 1952 in Kansas City, Missouri to Jerry and LaWanda Christian. Graduated from Reed-Custer High School in 1970 and married to Daniel Joseph Walsh on August 31, 1974. Survived by her children Jayne Jackson, Brad (Krista) Walsh, and Tiffany (Mike) Walsh, stepmother Marie Christian, siblings Michelle (Gary) Walter, Linda (Terry) Wilder, Randy Christian, Brian (Ann) Christian, Scott (Lynn) Christian, and Paul (Kendra) Christian, uncle Lynn (Mary) Christian, mother in law Marie Walsh, sisters in law Marianne (Vic) Governale, and Kathleen Walsh, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins, great-nieces and great-nephews. Lovingly known as "Grandma Gummy" to her three grandchildren Ryerson, Reilly, and Calloway. Preceded in death by her father Jerry Christian (2007), husband Daniel Walsh (1995), and her mother LaWanda Christian (1962). Karla will be remembered through stories and memories of her wittiness and her quirks. She was truly one of a kind. A special thank you to the staff of RML Specialty Hospital in Hinsdale for their kindness and care. Hugs and Kisses sTinkerbell. Tezak's Home to Celebrate Life® 1211 Plainfield Rd. Joliet, IL 815-722-0524 www.tezakfuneralhome.com At Karla's request no formal services will be held. Private inurnment at a later date.

Married in 1974, three children, three grandchildren. Lost husband in 1995 to cancer. I have the family's hereditary disorder of OPMD ~ oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy, diabetes, thyroid disease, and was adversely affected by West Nile Neuroinvasive in Aug 2005.

Back in the day, I use to play women's softball and bowled. Enjoyed watching my husband's band, Chances Are, for several decades. And visits to Ames, Iowa to see gramma Twiggy (Lillian) and other family.


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Karla Kay Walsh's Timeline

March 26, 1952
Kansas City, Kansas, United States
- 1969
Age 4
Plainfield, Illinois, United States
- 1970
Age 16
Braidwood, Illinois, United States
November 24, 2009
Age 57
Chicago Ridge, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Crest Hill, Will County, Illinois, United States