Agnes Walker Obituary

Agnes Lucille Walker
Agnes L. Walker
Agnes Lucille Walker

July 12, 1918 - February 25, 2013
Born in Polk City, IA
Resided in Madrid, IA
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Agnes L. Walker, 94, entered into eternal rest on Monday, February 25, 2013, at the Madrid Home in Madrid, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 28, at Iles Funeral Homes, Sundberg-Kirkpatrick Chapel in Madrid, where the family will greet friends for one hour prior to the service time on Thursday. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery, south of Madrid.

Agnes was born on July 12, 1918, in Polk City, Iowa, one of sixteen children to Paul and Sarah Margaret (Murray) Bice. She was united in marriage to James Albert Walker on July 16, 1937, and their marriage was blessed with three children. In addition to being a homemaker most of her life, Agnes was a daycare provider in her home caring for 68 children over the years. Following her home daycare, she was employed with Tiger Tots Daycare for thirty years. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading, solving puzzles, fishing and gardening. Agnes was a former member of Church of God in Madrid, prior to attending Madrid Evangelical Free Church. She was a faithful and loving servant of Christ. Her love for children was one of her greatest witnesses of Christ. Agnes was a beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend; she will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She is survived and lovingly remembered by her two daughters, Sharon (Larry) Long of Madrid and Judy (Jim) Snyder of Albion, IA; daughter-in-law, Donna Walker of Boone; two brothers, Charles Bice of Marshalltown and Clyde Bice of Des Moines; two sisters, Ferne Michael of Windsor Heights and Mary Helen Straker of Dawson, IA; 11 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Agnes was preceded into eternal life by her parents; husband of nearly 60 years, James A. Walker, Sr.; son, James A. Walker, Jr.; four sisters; seven brothers; one granddaughter, Sandy Still; and two great-grandsons.

The family has respectfully requested that any memorial contributions be made to: The Agnes L. Walker Memorial Fund.

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Sundberg - Kirkpatrick
202 S. Market Street
Madrid, IA US 50156
Thursday, February 28, 2013
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Sundberg - Kirkpatrick Funeral Home
202 S. Market Street
Madrid, IA US 50156
Thursday, February 28, 2013
2:00 PM
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Mount Hope Cemetery
Madrid, IA US 50156
Thursday, February 28, 2013


The Agnes L. Walker Memorial Fund c/o Sundberg/Kirkpatrick Funeral Home
202 South Market Street
Madrid, IA US 50156