Mary Frances Walker (Lawson) passed away peacefully on May 11, 2020 at the Brookdale Edina Senior Living Residence, at the age of 80. She was a longtime resident of Prior Lake, Minnesota. A private family service will held in Mary’s memory.
Mary Frances was born in Hannibal, Missouri and graduated from the University of Missouri. She was an elementary school teacher in the Prior Lake Savage Area School District for twenty-six years until her retirement in 1997. Post retirement she enjoyed traveling with friends and family to destinations around the world—particularly her favorite place London, England. Faith, education, friends, and family were very important to her. She was an active volunteer with her church and various community education efforts. Mary Frances cherished spending time with her family, friends, and dogs, along with being an avid reader.
Mary is greeted in Heaven by her husband, C. Stewart Walker. Mary is survived by her husband, Gary Winsor; sons, Lance (Heather) Walker and Grant (Rachel) Walker; and granddaughters, Megan and Hazel.
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