Obituary: Mabel Faris Walker

Mabel was 102 years old
Mabel Faris Walker
Posted at 11:44 AM, Nov 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-29 13:45:01-05

Mabel Faris Walker, 102, formerly of Benchland, passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Mabel was born to Edward and Nora Robinson Faris on June 14, 1917. She was number 8 of 11 children. She attended schools in Benchland and Moccasin, Montana.

She married Ralph Walker on September 14, 1935. They lived in Sage Creek, and later moved to Benchland where they farmed and raised 7 children. Ralph passed away on December 20, 1990, and she continued to live on the farm until 1995, when she moved to Great Falls.

In Great Falls, she worked closely with her daughter in her daycare, and was known as Daycare Grandma. Her hobbies included reading, word search puzzles, gardening, sewing, and quilting. She continued to sew baby blankets and quilts for many years. She loved family gatherings and reunions.

For the complete obituary and to share condolences, visit the Schnider Funeral Home website.