Hester Walker, 87, of Ottumwa, died at 4:22 a.m. July 14, 2020 at home.
She was born January 15, 1933 in Menlo, IA to John Glen and Esther Lucille Marshmann Lake. Hester married Clifford M.
Walker on May 26, 1956 and he preceded her in death on December 19, 1997.
Hester was a life member of Walter B. Schafer Post #775 Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary and a member of
O.B. Nelson Unit #3 American Legion Auxiliary.
Surviving are her children, Marvin (Donna) Walker of Ottumwa and Ida Walker of Ellenburg Depot, NY.
Private funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Mel Kendall officiating. Burial will be in
Hickory Grove Cemetery near Avery.
Limited open visitation for friends will be 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.rfh-ia.com.
Memorials may be made to Walter B. Schafer Post 775 Veterans of Foreign Wars or to the family.