Information for Ralph Jennings Walker
18 April 1908 - 24 September 1936
From The Caldwell News-Tribune
30 September 1936
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Wilder Man Buried
WILDER (Special) - Funeral services
for Ralph J. Walker were held Monday afternoon at the
Methodist church with Rev. David Oastler, pastor of the
Roswell Presbyterian church, officiating. He was
assisted by the Rev. Merle M. Burres of the local church.
A quartet composed of L. L. Hudson, Edwin B. Karn, F. L.
Sower and C. R. Peckham sang. Pallbearers were Carl and
Forrest Hamilton, R. E. Putman, Hardin Harris, William Green
and Lawrence Jensen. Burial was in the local cemetery,
where the Wilder Odd Fellows conducted a ritualistic service.
Mr. Walker was a member and past grand of the I. O. O. F. No.
137 of Wilder.
The only child of Mr. and
Mrs. J. F. Walker of this community, Mr. Walker was born
April 18, 1908 in Phillips, S. D. He came with his
parents when eight months old to Lost River, Idaho, and when
he was seven, they moved to Greenleaf. Since that time
he has made his home in Roswell and Wilder. He was
graduated from the Wilder high school in 1927, and on November
13, 1928 he was married to Miss Gladys Sidener.
Since 1929 he was employed in the reclamation service in
Wilder and served as bookkeeper in the office of the
watermaster the past two years.
Surviving are Mrs. Walker, a 15-months old daughter LaVerne
and his parents.
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