Charles Raymond Walden (1950)
WALDEN, DELONG, ROSE, BYERS, PARKER, IVERSON, SUNDERLAND
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Date: 12/23/2006 at 09:17:58
Winterset Madisonian - February 8, 1950
CHARLES WALDEN DIES AT AGE OF 95 YEARS
Former Madison County Man Had Been Living at Mt. Zion Recently
Charles Raymond Walden, 95, retired farmer, died at his home at Mt. Zion Tuesday morning, Jan. 10 after a year's illness.
Mr. Walden, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Emory Walden, was born near Zanesville, Ohio, Oct. 24, 1854. When he was fourteen years of age the family moved to Missouri and when he was a young man he came to Madison county where he resided for 38 years.
On March 3, 1880, he was married to Miss Emma May DeLong of Winterset. They were the parents of four children: Lloyd Walden of Avenal, Calif., Winifred at home, Mrs. Alice Rose of Los Angeles, Calif., and Mrs. Mildred Byers of San Antonio, Texas. They also raised a neighbor's infant daughter, Helen Parker, whose mother had died. She is now Mrs. Helen Iverson of Sioux City.
In 1913 the Waldens moved to Van Buren county near Mt. Zion, where he lived until his death. Mrs. Walden died in 1929. In addition to his children, he is survived by nine grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and one sister, Mrs. Martha Sunderland of Freeport, Ill.
Funeral services were held Jan. 13 at the Presbyterian church at Mt. Zion, and burial was made at the Purdom cemetery there.
Madison Obituaries maintained by Kent Transier.
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