Ex-governor Olene Walker recalled as tough, warm trailblazer

George Zinn salutes the hearse following the funeral of former Utah Governor Olene Walker in Salt Lake City on Friday, Dec. 4, 2015. Utah's political leaders and several hundred mourners gathered Friday to remember Walker as a tough, warm and straightforward woman who served as the state's first and only female governor. (Trent Nelson/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDITSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s political leaders and several hundred mourners gathered Friday to remember Olene Smith Walker as a tough, warm and straightforward woman who served as the state’s first and only female governor.

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