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Ruth Rebecca Walker Broeker
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Birth: Mar. 28, 1915
Louisa County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 1939
Linn County
Iowa, USA

The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, March 23, 1939; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa:

Passing of Mrs. Wallace Broeker

Mrs. Ruth Rebecca Broeker, wife of Wallace E. Broeker, living southeast of town, died at the Oakdale sanitarium Monday, March 20th, following several months' illness.

The funeral services were held at the Methodist church Wednesday afternoon, conducted by Reverend J. A. Worrell. Mrs. Sam McElhinney, Mrs. Ralph Yohe, Mrs. George Green and Miss Marian Wilson sang, with Miss Helen Griffith as accompanist.

The interment was at Elmwood cemetery, the pallbearers being Earl Auld, Talmadge Mehaffy, Work Carithers, Wilford Robb, Henry McKee and Everett Piper. Mrs. Earl Auld and Imogene Auld cared for the flowers.

Ruth Rebecca Walker Broeker was born March 28, 1915, in this county, the daughter of S. N. and Hattie M. Walker. She was united in marriage to Wallace E. Broeker, August 12, 1932. To this union were born two daughters, Beverly Jean, aged 6, and Shirley Lee, aged 2, who with her husband survive. Also surviving are her father and step-mother; four sisters, Elsie Walker, Tulsa, Oklahoma; Mrs. Maud (sic: Maude) Fortner of Winterset, Iowa; Mrs. Myrtle Dotson and Leota Walker of New London; five brothers, George Walker and Clifford Walker of New London; Sam Walker of Marion, Iowa; William and Paul of Morning Sun; two half-sisters, Viola and Marjorie Walker, and two half-brothers, Johnny and Robert Walker of Morning Sun. Her mother and one brother, Ross, preceded her in death.

The following relatives and friends were called here for the funeral: Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Palmer and Jerry Dean of Peoria, Illinois; Mrs. Henry Hillen of Monmouth; Mr. and Mrs. Herman Brenneke, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Taeger, Mrs. Ed. Taeger, Mr. and Mrs. Herb. Taeger, Mrs. Fred Taeger, Mr. and Mrs. Cuddeback, Fred Broeker, Mr. and Mrs. John Rutz and Ed, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Pfadenhauer, Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Taeger, of Burlington; Mr. and Mrs. Dave Taeger, of Danville; Mr. and Mrs. Bert Fisher, Mrs. Jennie Fisher, Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Broeker of New London, Mrs. Earl Stout, Ft. Madison, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Fortner, sons and daughter, Mrs. Thelma Allen and son of Winterset, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Sam Walker and son of Marion, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. George Walker and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Dotson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Walker, Leota Walker, of New London; Mr. and Mrs. Jim Walker, Dorothy Elliott, Kate and Annie Edgar, Mrs. Edgar and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Walker and family of Olds; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Walker of Crawfordsville; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Walker, Mr. and Mrs. John Russell, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Dotson of Wapello; Mrs. Vina (sic: Vinnie) Walker and Mrs. M. L. Dotson and daughter of Burlington; Mr. and Mrs. E. Moyers and daughter and Mrs. Lottie Pilling of Mediapolis; Mrs. Grimstead (sic: Grinstead) and daughter and Mrs. R. Richardson and son of Danville; Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Moyers, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hamilton, Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Dotson, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Dotson and Patience Elrick of Newport.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Nathaniel Walker (1869 - 1957)
  Hattie Mae Moyers Walker (1876 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Wallace Ernest Broeker (1911 - 1998)*
 
 Children:
  Beverly Jean Broeker Marshall (1933 - 2004)*
  Shirley Lea Broeker Smith (1936 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elsie Ella Walker (1894 - 1992)*
  George Percy Walker (1896 - 1985)*
  Maude Mae Walker Fortner (1897 - 1970)*
  Albert Ross Walker (1899 - 1936)*
  Thomas Clifford Walker (1901 - 1979)*
  Zella Myrtle Walker Dotson (1903 - 1990)*
  Paul Moyers Walker (1904 - 1959)*
  Samuel Clinton Walker (1910 - 1991)*
  Hattie Leota Walker Brumm (1912 - 1967)*
  Ruth Rebecca Walker Broeker (1915 - 1939)
  William David Walker (1918 - 1977)*
  Viola Belle Walker Van Houten (1921 - 2016)**
  John Henry Walker (1924 - 1944)**
  Marjorie Naomi Walker Kimble (1927 - 2015)**
  Rosalie Reil Walker (1933 - 1933)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Morning Sun
Louisa County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: DW Brumm
Originally Created by: Alberta Daniels Withrow
Record added: Oct 20, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5865621
Ruth Rebecca <i>Walker</i> Broeker
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