Darleen and Robert Walker were lifelong residents of Chicagoland. Mrs. Walker graduated from Riverside-Brookfield High School and enjoyed a career as an executive assistant in the corporate offices of Jewel-Osco in Melrose Park. Mr. Walker worked for 20 years in the Clerk of the Circuit Court's office in DuPage County, under John Cockrell, and served during most of his career as clerk to Judge William Black.
For nearly 70 years, Robert Walker was an active member of Masonic Lodge 1098 in Lombard, Illinois, and he and Mrs. Walker were generous supporters of the Masonic Children's Home in LaGrange, Illinois.
This scholarship fund is established in their memory and for the benefit of the legal profession and the Masonic community.