** Updated service information below**
Marian Rosa Walker, 88, of Johannesburg, MI, passed away peacefully, at home, on Sunday, December 19, 2021.
She was born to Wilson and Frieda (Laib) Nickels on September 28, 1933, in Watertown Township.
Marian married Willis L. Walker on October 20, 1956. She worked beside her husband on their dairy farm from 1958 until they retired in 1995.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Robert Walker; and brother, Fredrick Nickels.
Marian is survived by her husband of 65 years, Willis L. Walker; her children, Dwight (Sheryl) Walker, and Deborah (David) Clay; her grandchildren, Chad, Nathan, Jennifer, Courtney, Rochelle, Wade, and Whitney; and she was blessed with 16 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two brothers, Wilson (Diane) Nickels and Allan (Doris) Nickels.
A memorial service will be held at Johannesburg Christian Church on May 21, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. and burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. A luncheon at Charlton Township Hall will be provided following the burial.
Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PO Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.