Janet S. Walker, age 73, of Huntington, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2022, at 9:31 AM at her home surrounded by her loving family. She worked for 31 years at Wabash Technology. Janet was a member of First Brethren Church, Life member of VFW Post #2689 Auxiliary, Moose Lodge #837, and Roanoke American Legion Post #160 Auxiliary. She enjoyed playing bingo and fishing, but the light of her life was spending time with her family.
Janet was born May 5, 1948, in Huntington, a daughter of Sylvester and Nellie (Griffith) Lusch. On March 5, 1966 she married her beloved husband of 56 years June Walker in Huntington. Surviving are her husband June of Huntington, three daughters Pam (Dale) Howell of Huntington, Jill Ann (Anthony) Newsome of Andrews, Kimberly Stanley of Missouri, ten grandchildren Amber (Kyle) Caffee, Adam (Jama) Ables, Dustin (Cassie) Howell, Tiffany (Mari) Walker, Heather (Justin) Williams, Shania (Johnny) Miller, Chandler (Mae) Walker, Brianna Jordan, Brooke Jordan, Elexis (Dalton) Davis , 16 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by sons Terry and Everett Walker, sisters Grace Zickafoose, Patricia Rowen, Mary Bradley and Charlotte Alter, and brothers Charles and DeWayne Lusch.
Visitation will be held Thursday, March 24 from 3-7 pm at Deal-Rice Funeral Homes-Huntington Chapel and Friday March 25 from 10-11 am preceding the 11:00 am funeral service at the funeral home. Pastor Gus Hacker will officiate.
Preferred memorials are to First Brethren Church c/o Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750
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