Alberta (Bertie) Rosendahl Walker, 91, of Spring Hill, Florida passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 10:10am. Her memorial service will be Saturday, November 22, 2014. A gathering with family at Pinecrest Funeral Chapel (3369 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill, FL 34608) will be from 4:00-5:00 pm concluding with a Memorial Service.
Originally from Irwin, Pa, she and her late husband Thomas (Tom) J. Walker met at Carnegie Tech, and married in 1946 soon after Tom completed his service in the U.S. Army. Together they raised three children, Leslie Lamiell (husband Jim), Tom Walker, Jr. (wife Patty), and Nancy Parker. Bertie has seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Tom and Bertie enjoyed 55 years together during which Bertie was a devoted mother and homemaker. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed time playing bridge. She was always a gracious hostess, providing exceptional fare for family and social gatherings.
In addition to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Bertie is survived by her sister, Jinny Huffman. She is predeceased by three siblings Julius C. Rosendahl, Paul Arthur Rosendahl and Eleanor C. Babian, all children of Julius V. and Bertha (Eckberg) Rosendahl.
The family has been greatly comforted by the Sturgill Hospice Care Center located in Brooksville, FL. If so inclined the family suggests a donation could be made to the center at: http://www.hph-hospice.org/carecenters/hernando-care-center
Mrs. Walker was an active volunteer with ConKerr Cancer which can be supported at: http://www.conkerrcancer.org/