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Elsie Berniece Walker-Scholten

Elsie Berniece Walker-Scholten
Elsie Berniece Walker-Scholten
- February 7, 2018

Elsie Berniece Walker-Scholten, 99 of Ekalaka MT, passed peacefully to the Lord at Dahl Memorial Hospital on February 1, 2018 on her 99th birthday.

Elsie was born on February 1, 1919 near Albion, Montana to Frank and Norine Clem. She attended grade school in the area and completed her education after moving to San Diego at the age of 51. Elsie went on to become a licensed vocational nurse. Elsie married Sydney Walker on December 12,1936 in Valentine, NE and together they ranched in the Albion area for 24 years. Sydney died in January of 1960, and Elsie remarried in January of 1962 to Albertus “Bud” Scholten of Belle Fourche, SD. They remained in Belle Fourche until 1967 when they moved to San Diego where Elsie lived until 2001. Albertus “Bud” Scholten died in February of 1998. In 2001, Elsie moved to Huntsville Utah to live with her daughter, Sharon and in 2014 she moved back to Ekalaka to live with her son, James.

Elsie is survived by her children, James Walker, Sharon Stringham, Diana Crawford and John Walker; her stepchildren, Betty Courtney, Sharon Nelson, Doris Hickson, Richard Scholten, Nancy Gorham; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Elsie is preceded in death by her first husband, Sydney Walker; her second husband, Albertus Scholten; her son, Eugene Walker and her step-daughter, Jane Cummings.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 10, 2018 Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapel in Spearfish, SD. Burial will follow at Pine Slope Cemetery in Belle Fourche. A memorial has been established to Dahl Memorial Retirement Home.

The family would like to thank the nurses at Dahl memorial hospital for their excellent care of our mother.



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