Shae Oberg Walker

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’s Presidencies.  She worked as a computer technician at Park View Elementary 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, motorcycle rides with her husband, and 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, Brayden (Chelise) Walker, nine grandchildren, Abby, Sadie, Emily, Carter, Carson, Brea, McKenna, Madison, and Mason.  Her father Robert Oberg and brothers Craig, Blain, Keven and Daren Oberg, and her in-laws Jack and Helen Walker.  She is 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 11:00 a.m. at the Payson Utah South Stake Center, 711 South 600 East.  Viewings will be held at the Stake Center Friday, March 31, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 1 from 9:45-10:45 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 the home heath professionals Bonnie Valdez, Tangi Perry, and Kiery Abbott for their loving care.

 

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  1. Dear Walker Family, I loved your sweet mother and thought of her as a friend. I work as a Computer Prep-time teacher at Park School and we would attend training together. Even though I only saw her 4 times a year I felt close to her as we would talk about our families and work. She loved her family! She would talk about how wonderful you are to me and how much she loved you. I am so sad for your lose and mine. I missed her at our last training and I hope the notes we sent helped her understand how much we miss her. I will for ever remember her sweet smile and strong personality. She really endured a lot and did it well. Love her so much! Sending my prayers your way. Lorie Graham

  2. Liana

    While no words may ease the pain of your loss, I offer my sincere condolence. As you reflect on Shae’s life and the happiness she contributed to yours, may the God of all comfort be with you. Also know she is no longer suffering the ill effects of cancer, she is simply sleeping in death. And there will be a time when we can be reunited with our dead loved ones. Jesus said: “Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out.” (John 5:28,29) Please accept my deepest sympathy and a warm invitation for you to find more comfort at http://www.jw.org

  3. Gloria E. Huff

    This news was heartbreaking to us. We are sorry we have not stayed connected with you. Beautiful woman, amazing family. Please know our hearts are with you. Sending love and light to all. Shyrl Huff family.

  4. Jane York

    Shae is a part of my earliest memories living in Genola. Such a sweet girl and she stayed that way all of her life. Bart I really enjoyed sitting with you and Shae at the class reunion and catching up. My prayers are with you and your family Bart. She is a gem and will be missed.

  5. Shae was an important part of my growing up years. She has always been such a great example and dear friend. Her family is so blessed to have shared her life. I love her and her family (the Obergs) and her current family, the Walkers. Bart, God bless you as you move forward and may God bless all of the children and grandchildren. We thank Shae for being part of the light of this life. What a blessed soul she is!

  6. Mike Davis

    Bart,

    Sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family.
    Mike and Cheryl Davis

  7. greg white

    bart and family sorry to here of the passing of your dear wife shae hang in there its hard my gblessod bre with you at this time in need god

  8. Kelli Hansen

    So so sad to see this. She was an incredibly kind lady and raised great kids. I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers to all of you.

  9. Shocked to have read this today, while serving in Hawaii on a mission. I have always loved Bart and Shae, although, not from a close relationship, but from a friendly one, through all the years. I had no idea Shae was having health challenges. Thank goodness for the atonement and for the Plan of Salvation. I know she is out of pain and suffering, and is having a joyous reunion with her Mom and sister. She will be missed temporarily by her family, but they will all join her soon. Thoughts and prayers go out to Bart and his family, and to Shae’s siblings and family.

  10. Mark Anderson

    I am so sorry Bart and family, God bless you at this time of sorrow. Prayers and Love for you all

  11. Sandy Hill

    Shae (Mrs. Walker) helped me learn how to be a computer planning time technician. I was just starting out and she invited me to her classroom to see how she did things. I was amazed at how patient and loving she was with the children. She knew they were capable of great things, and helped them feel confident in the skills she taught them. I have enjoyed our contact with each other through the years, and will miss her. My thoughts and prayers are with her sweet family, and all that knew and loved her.

  12. Karl Rothe

    She is & her family are considered long time friends. They raised their family around the corner from my parents home. I was so saddened & heart struck by the messages from Bart & Lacey. My prayers are with the family.

  13. Nikk sanderson orton

    Shae was a angle that lived on earth so she could marry her sweetheat! Her childen need to have a wonderful mother! She tended my children they love her so much! So did everyone see would me! What a wonderful friend Brad she well be by you and love you! FAMILYS ARE FOREVER!

  14. Rozella Angell

    I will miss Shae I have good memories of Her in Payson I am sorry for your loss .💖

  15. Allan and Maria Reynolds and family

    We are going to be out of town this weekend, but wanted you to know we are thinking of your family at this difficult time. We are so blessed to have known Shae and your family. Our lives were touched by her.

  16. Debbie Pulver Shepherd

    Bart, Amberlee, Lacey, Jessica, Weston, and Brayden. I loved your mom dearly. She was my cousin, my friend, and a great person. She is going to be miss by many. I hope your faith can help you get through this time in need. I know she has suffered for a long time but she made it to see what she wanted. Her grandchildren, Brayden to return form his mission and to be married. She is know back with our Heavenly Father in her perfect body in no pain. She will be looking over you with your grandma and also Amberlee you sweet baby girl. I love you guys dearly and am thinking of you in this time of sorrow. I love you all. I am praying for you all.