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Obituary: Shae Oberg Walker

Mar 31, 2017 02:16PM
Shae Oberg Walker passed away March 28, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. Shae was born May 11, 1961, to Robert and Willetta Kotter Oberg. She was raised in Genola and attended school in Payson, graduating from Payson High School and LDS Seminary. During high school, she was a member of the Drill Team and served as Drill Mistress. Following high school, she attend Snow College. She married Bart Walker, her high school sweetheart, on June 21, 1980, in the Provo LDS Temple. Together they raised five children and enjoyed supporting them in all of their activities.

Shae was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in many stake and ward callings including stake Primary and Young Women presidencies. She worked as a computer technician at Park View Elementary School for 25 years, touching the lives of many children. Through her years of teaching, she was a friend to everyone and strived to make everyone feel important, knowing each child by name. This year, Shae was awarded the Classified Employee of the Year at Park View Elementary.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, going on family vacations (especially to St. George) and going on motorcycle rides with her husband. She also spent countless hours working in her yard. Shae’s grandchildren were the light of her life and she enjoyed every minute she had with them.

Shae is survived by her loving husband and five children: Amberlee (Scott) Woodland, Weston (Marcea) Walker, Lacey (Jay) Broderick, Jessica (Robert) Root and Brayden (Chelise) Walker; nine grandchildren: Abby, Sadie, Emily, Carter, Carson, Brea, McKenna, Madison and Mason; her father, Robert Oberg; brothers Craig, Blain, Keven and Daren Oberg; and her in-laws, Jack and Helen Walker. She was proceeded in death by her mother Willetta Kotter Oberg, sister Kanda Oberg and granddaughter Shaelee Woodland.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 1, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Payson Utah South Stake Center, 711 S. 600 East. Viewings will be held at the Stake Center Friday, March 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 1, from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.walkerobits.com.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the Huntsman Cancer Institute Clinic 1A, specifically Joan Collett and Bridgett Christensen, as well as home heath professionals Bonnie Valdez, Tangi Perry and Kiery Abbott for their loving care.