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Edith Evangeline (Mulcahy) Walden

Posted 2024-01-31 by mhenderson
Published by Today's News Herald on Jan. 31, 2024 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

Edith Evangeline Walden was born July 9, 1924, to Joseph B. Mulcahy and
Ruth E. (Compton) Mulcahy in Barstow, California. She passed on Jan. 24,
2024, in Lake Havasu City at age 99.

She graduated from San Bernardino High School (California) with honors
at age 16. After working for the telephone company, she worked as a
radio dispatcher for the California Highway Patrol in Indio, California.
She transferred to Ukiah, California in 1976 where she retired from the
CHP after 25 years. In 1991, Edith moved to Lake Havasu City and became
the first volunteer for the Lake Havasu City Police Department and had
volunteered weekly for over 32 years.

Edith enjoyed sewing, quilting, crocheting and knitting, donating 2500
newborn hats to the local hospital. Early in life, she enjoyed
waterskiing, bowling and golfing. Later, she enjoyed genealogy and
traveled throughout the United States and Ireland for family research.
She was a member of Lake Havasu Genealogy Society, Lake Havasu Gem and
Mineral Society, Lake Havasu Museum of History, Santa Barbara Genealogy
Society, Mojave River Valley Museum in Barstow, California, Daggett and
Calico Historical Society, and the Los Californianois. She was a life
member of Order of the Rainbow for Girls and life member of Order of
Eastern Star.

Edith was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton Walden; son, Gary
Girton; parents, Joe and Ruth Mulcahy; brother and sister-in-law, Joe
and Virginia Mulcahy; and son-in-law, Rick Gilpin. She is survived by
her daughter, Gayle Gilpin; grandson, Jonathan DeVoist; granddaughter,
Lori DeVoist; great grandchildren, Kody and Katie Marcelli; nephew,
Jerry Mulcahy; niece, Nancy Hordynski, numerous cousins throughout the
U.S. and Australia, and her dearly loved extended family.

Services are scheduled for Leitz-Fraze Funeral Home (Lake Havasu City,
AZ), Sunday, Feb. 4 at 2 p.m. Burial at Mountain View Cemetery, San
Bernardino, CA.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Daggett and Calico
Historical Society (PO Box 105, Daggett, CA 92327).

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