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Obituary: Charlotte Walker Vorse

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Died at home December 29, 2001 in Cupertino, CA.

Born in Moline, Illinois, October 10, 1905 to Margaret Ellen Christy and Rufus Walker, Jr.

Graduated Mol-ine High School. Two winters at Rollins Academy, Ill. Graduated secretarial school, Augustana. Atten-ded School of Commerce, U of Illinois, Champagna-Urban, Ill. Member of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority. Active in various campus groups. Left school to be married in 1926 to Justin Goodhue Vorse on August 25, 1926. Mr. Vorse was a former U of Illinois student and resident of Salt Lake City, Utah.

Member 1st Congregational Church of Moline and Salt Lake City. Charter member of Chapter I, PEO, demitted to Chapter K. Commissioner of Girl Scouts, State of Utah. Taught Sunday School. Active in various Salt Lake Groups. Traveled with husband in the furniture business.

Survived by daughter Margaret Jane (Peg) Vorse Thompson and son-in-law John S. Thompson of Los Altos, California. Also survived by one grandson, Scot K. Vorse and six granddaughters, Jane, Sally, Nancy, Elizabeth, Kimberly and Krista and 14 grandchildren.

Preceded in death by husband Justin G. Vorse (1979); baby son Peter Walker Vorse ( 1927); son David J. Vorse (1993); brothers Joseph Christy Walker and John R. Walker and sister Margaret Walker Moyle (1998).

A private memorial service was held January 6, in Menlo Park, CA. Donations in honor of Charlotte to your own charity.