Judith Walden Obituary

Judith  Walden
Judith Walden

April 20, 1942 - February 16, 2021
Born in Deshler, Nebraska
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Judith Carolyn Walden, 78, passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at UnityPoint Methodist Medical Center.. A celebration of her life has been scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 22, 2021 at Grace United Methodist Church in Des Moines. A private family burial was held at Resthaven Cemetery, West Des Moines.

Miss Walden was born in Deshler, Nebraska on April 20, 1942 to Corwin and Lela (Hull) Walden. She was a graduate of Roosevelt High School, Simpson College and Northern Illinois University at DeKalb. She was an elementary school teacher for thirty-seven years, having taught in Crystal Lake, Illinois; Marion, Iowa; and at Lovejoy and Wright Elementary Schools in Des Moines. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Des Moines and the Des Moines Area Retired School Personnel Association.

Judith enjoyed genealogy and traveling. She had been on several cruises, trips to Europe, and had been to all fifty states. She also enjoyed following the Iowa Hawkeyes on their bowl trips.
Judith is survived by her sister, Nancy Walden, and several cousins.

Her family would like to extend a sincere thank you to everyone at Ramsey Village, especially Bev Peterman, for their care and support of Judith.

Memorials may be directed to Roosevelt High School, Simpson College, or Grace United Methodist Church.

For those unable to attend, the service will be recorded and available on Judith's obituary page, after the service, at www.IlesCares.com, where you may also sign the guest book and leave online condolences.

Arrangements by Iles Dunn's Chapel





Private Graveside Service
Celebration of Life
Grace United Methodist Church
3700 Cottage Grove
Des Moines, IA US 50311
Friday, October 22, 2021
11:00 AM


Kathy Collins Reilly Scholarship with Roosevelt High School Foundation
4419 Center Street
Des Moines, IA 50312
Simpson College
701 North C St.
Indianola, IA 50125
Grace United Methodist Church
3700 Cottage Grove
Des Moines, IA