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home : obituaries : obituaries Saturday, June 25, 2016

2/14/2014 Email this articlePrint this article 
William G. Walker
William G. Walker, 86, of Welton died Friday morning, Feb. 14, 2014, in his home.

William George Walker was born March 29, 1927, in DeWitt, to George and Irene Walker. He married Marjorie Mae Claeys on June 14, 1947. The couple resided in Welton, where they raised their family. Bill worked as a machinist, retiring from Eagle Signal in Davenport. He also did bundle drops of the Quad-City Times for many years. Marge preceded Bill in death Jan. 27, 2004.

He enjoyed woodworking, flying model airplanes and sports.

Surviving are children, Russell Walker, Diana (Glen) Mohr and Terry (Merilee) Walker, all of Welton; Dennis (Molly) Walker of Delmar; and Jeffrey (Virginia) Walker of DeWitt; 16 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, Bill was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter-in-law, Rose Walker.

Family and friends may visit 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the funeral home with the Rev. Sarah E. Kretzmann officiating. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt.


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