Ethel, mother and grandmother (great and great-great), passed away August 1, 2021 at Family Tree because her heart had enough.
The family was grateful to spend her 98th birthday with her recently.
She was born in Green River, Wyoming on June 29, 1923, the second child of Vernon J. and Iva Eardley Walker. She grew up in Lyman, Wyoming with her 6 brothers and 2 sisters.
She graduated from Lyman High School in 1941.
On February 1, 1943 she married Calvin Stevens from McKinnon, Wyoming. From this marriage came 6 children, Brenda, Bonnie, Janet, Floyd, Louis & Dixie. They later divorced. She moved to the Coalville area where she met Earl McQueen whom she married on June 15, 1955 in the Salt Lake Temple. From this marriage came 2 sons, Ken and Scott. Earl passed away April 25, 2001.
Ethel bowled in the Morgan Ladies League, up to almost 90 years young, and enjoyed it. She has made hundreds of quilts for her kids, grandkids and great grandkids and humanitarian projects. She worked for Summit County for 15 years. She milked cows, enjoyed working in her yard and cooking. Most of all she enjoyed her family.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in many positions. She and Earl served for 2 years in the Ogden Temple.
She is survived by Brenda Adams (daughter), Bonnie Stevens (daughter), Janet [Scott] Moore (daughter), Louis [Annette] Stevens (son), Ken [Deanna] McQueen (son), Scott [Carolyn] McQueen (son), 3 brothers, Trulon, Gilbert & Ken Walker, 18 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren, 17 great-great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her parents, husband, 3 brothers, Howard, Alan & Wayne Walker, 2 sisters June Smith and Blanche Eyre, Floyd Stevens (son), Dixie & Roy Dixon (daughter and son-in-law), Steve Adams and Alf Blonquist (sons-in-law), and 2 granddaughters, Tori Gardner and Tina McMichael.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 9:30 am at the Hoytsville Church.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Family Tree, Jeanette Vernon and Corey Blonquist and others who helped take care of her.
Interment in the Hoytsville Cemetery following the service.