Ryan Walker Obituary

Ryan B. Walker
Ryan Blake Walker
Ryan B. Walker

March 17, 1979 - April 7, 2005
Resided in Norwalk, IA
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Ryan Blake Walker, 26, died April 7, 2005 at Mercy Medical Center after an heroic battle with Leukemia. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, April 11 at Westover Funeral Home, with burial in the Norwalk Cemetery.

Ryan lived most of his life in the Des Moines area, moving to Norwalk two years ago. He was a graduate of Iowa State University and worked in the Commercial Loan Department at Wells Fargo Bank. Ryan liked playing chess and was a member of the United States Chess Federation. He also enjoyed working on the computer, especially trading stocks online.

Ryan's family was very important to him and he loved his girls very much.

He is survived by his wife, Rachel Walker of Norwalk; daughters, Sadie and Hannah Schneiders, both at home; mother, Marti (Joe) Varnum of Phoenix, AZ; father, Brent (Carla) Walker, Sr. of Norwalk; brothers, Brent Walker, Jr. and Mike Walker, both of Ankeny; sisters, Dawn Jarrell of Ankeny and Krista Walker of Norwalk; and grandmother, Peggy Hawkins of Urbandale.

The family will greet friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are being accepted by Rachel Walker for the education of Ryan's daughters, Sadie and Hannah.




Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Sunday, April 10, 2005
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Westover Funeral Home
Monday, April 11, 2005
11:00 AM
Norwalk Cemetery
Norwalk, IA US 50211
Monday, April 11, 2005