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Ellie WalkerAugust 3, 1933 ~ August 4, 2017 (age 84)
Ellie “Ellie Baby” Walker, age 84, of Little Chute, passed away surrounded by her family on August 4, 2017. She was born on August 3, 1933, daughter of the late John and Bertha (Kortz) Van Deraa.
Ellie was a fun loving person and enjoyed sports, traveling, bar tending and family fish fries. She was also an avid Brett Favre fan.
Ellie is survived by her sister, Geraldine “Gerry” Welch; brothers: Ronald (Beth), Lawrence, and Harvey (Irene) Van Deraa; sister-in-law, Kathleen Van Deraa; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Ellie was preceded in death by her husband, Richard “Pro” Walker; a sister, Angeline (Ralph) Vanevenhoven; brothers: Marvin G. and Gerald Van Deraa; a sister-in-law, Ruth Van Deraa.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, 323 S. Pine Street, Little Chute, with Msgr. Jim Vanden Hogen officiating. Visitation will be at the church on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Mass. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery.
Ellie respected her cardiologist Dr. William Fletcher, who treated her for 15 years, and according to Ellie, “He knew everything!” Thank you to him and to the entire staff at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center, Appleton.