Rae Jean Walker lived and worked in Joliet, Illinois all of her life until 2013 when she and her husband moved full-time to Naples. They had been coming to Naples part-time since 2004. Rae Jean has been married to her wonderful husband, Perry Walker, for thirty-four years. During that time, she served as the Office Manager for their 15 store, retail tire and auto business from 1985 until her 2013 retirement. Perry gave Rae Jean her first orchid (cattleya) from Hausermanns Orchids in 1982 and she still has that plant. Since that time, she has been in love with orchids and enjoys her collection of them.