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Sarah Nicole Walkama, 35, always ready for an adventure

WILMINGTON — Sarah Nicole Walkama, 35, passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017. She was born Jan. 14, 1982, in Youngstown, Ohio.

She was vivacious and full of life. She loved her family with a fierce love. She was bubbly and always one for an adventure, always loved pushing the limits and just living.

Sarah was preceded in death by her father, Everett Edward Walkama; and grandparents, Robert M. Simons and Jean W. Simons.

Left to cherish her memory are her beloved mother, Susan Marie Walkama; her partner, Majed Shannak; stepdaughters, Hannah Shannak and Stella Shannak; six siblings, Dustin Walkama, Wade Walkama, Alisha Walkama-Hammad, Adam Walkama, Matthew Walkama and Courtney Viet; nephews, Jacob, Bryce and William; nieces, Madison, Brianne, Hailey and Sidney; and great-nieces, Eila and Adley.

There will be a celebration of life service held at 7 p.m., Saturday, July 8, at the Caswell Beach public access, her favorite place. All are welcome to come.

“Come to me, all who are weary and heavily burdened and I will give you rest.” – Matthew 11:28.

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