Minneapolis Star Tribune
Sunday, October 23, 2005


Walter D. "Wally" Walker, age 78, died at home October 18, 2005.

Wally will be remembered for his humor, wit, twinkling eyes, quiet faith, humility & acceptance of others.  He retired after 37 years as an electrical engineer at NW Bell Telephone Co.  He was an active member of Edina Kiwanis Golden K, NWB/US West Retiree Assoc., Engineers Club of Mpls., Plymouth Congregational Church & Habitat for Humanity.

Survived by his wife, Susan McKinley; his children, Nancy (Peter) Stalland, Sue (Greg) Lewis, Deb (Jim) Deanovic, Clark (Laura) Walker, Alice (Charles Jacobson) Walker; grandchildren, Katie, Sara & Laura Stalland; Amanda & Ted Vogt; Peter & Andrea Deanovic; Jennifer & Jason Walker; Susan's 4 children, their spouses & 8 grandchildren; 2 brothers, their spouses; & Marilyn Walker.

A memorial service will be held at Plymouth Congregational Church, 1900 Nicollet Ave., Mpls., Saturday, October 29, at 1:30 PM with gathering 1 hour prior and following the service.  Memorials preferred to Fairview Hospice Fund, 2450-26th Ave., S., Mpls., 55406;  Edina Kiwanis Golden K, PO Box 24704, Edina, 55424