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Berniece Walker

June 6, 1929 February 14, 2019
Berniece Walker
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Obituary for Berniece Walker

Berniece Walker, 89, of Charles City, went to live for eternity with her first love, Jesus, on February 14, 2019 and will be missed by all who knew her. She transitioned peacefully from Heritage Care Center, Mason City, Iowa at 1:27am to her new home, heaven.

A funeral service for Berniece Walker will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at First Congregational Church, 502 North Jackson Street, Charles City, Iowa with Pastor Forrest Cornelius officiating. Burial will be at Sunnyside Memory Gardens in rural Charles City following the service.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the start of the service at the church on Tuesday.

Berniece June (Starry) Walker, daughter of Myron and Edith (Vansyoc) Starry, was born in McIntire, Iowa on June 6, 1929. She attended country school and graduated from Riceville High School in 1946. Berniece worked at Oliver Corp and Charles City Motor Co. She was married to Ralph Milhan for 24 years. In 1973 she married Clyde Walker and spent 43 years of marriage with him. They drove motorhomes for Winnebago and managed East Gate Apartments together.

Berniece was an active member of First Congregational Church where she enjoyed her Bible Study fellowship and the ministry of sending cards to family and friends. Her family cherishes her love for music, yodeling, laughter, fun and her thoughtfulness. She loved music, dancing, traveling, crocheting, sewing and flowers of all kinds. She brought joy to all through her love and contagious smile.

Berniece is survived by her siblings: Maxine DeVries, Bob (Marlys) Starry, Dennis (Teresa) Starry, Mary (Roger) Hultman and Don Starry; daughter, Marge (Larry) Leibold and son, Roger (Deb) Milhan. Step-children: Pamela (Doug) Auchstetter, Russell (Rose) Walker, Katherine Cook, Gail (Darwin) DeVries, Pat (Denise) Walker, Denise Leuchentenmacher, Mark (Sabrina) Walker and Josephine (Ethan) Bredlow; 26 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren; along with nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Ralph; husband, Clyde; sister-in-law, Bev Starry; brother-in-law, Floyd DeVries; and grandson, Tanner Walker.


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Visitation

Tuesday

19

Feb

9:30 AM 2/19/2019 9:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/19/2019 11:00:00 AM
First Congregational Church

502 North Jackson
Charles City, IA 50616

First Congregational Church
502 North Jackson Charles City 50616 IA
United States

Service

Tuesday

19

Feb

11:00 AM 2/19/2019 11:00:00 AM
First Congregational Church

502 North Jackson
Charles City, IA 50616

First Congregational Church
502 North Jackson Charles City 50616 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sunnyside Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

2267 Old Highway Rd,
Charles City, IA 50616

2267 Old Highway Rd, Charles City 50616 IA
United States
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