Howard Walker (1910 - 1969)
Posted By: Pamela Wagler
Date: 2/25/2021 at 20:04:03
January 12, 1969
Howard Melvin Walker, 58, of 700 S. Central, was found dead in his home Friday of an apparent heart attack. He was found by an Iowa Southern meter reader at 2:42 p.m.
He was born Feb. 26, 1910, in Tama township, the son of William B. and Birdie May Walker. Aug. 20, 1968, he married Dorothy Elliott in Burlington. Mr. Walker was a tolltaker on MacArthur Bridge, a member of the Eagles lodge, and the Municipal Employees union.
Surviving: The wife; two brothers, Carl I. Walker and Lloyd A. Walker, both of Burlington; three nieces and a nephew.
Services: Monday at 1:30 p.m. in Prugh's chapel, the Rev. Robert Mutton; Walker cemetery.
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