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Albert Ross "Ross" Walker/Vinnie Westfall (F53)

Family: Albert Ross "Ross" Walker/Vinnie Westfall (F53)

m. 23 Feb 1922

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  • Albert Ross "Ross" WalkerFather | Male
    Albert Ross "Ross" Walker

    Born  24 Dec 1899  near Newport, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 May 1936  southwest of Morning Sun, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  17 May 1936  Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  23 Feb 1922  [1, 2]  Methodist Parsonage, Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Samuel Nathaniel "Sam" Walker | F5 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Hattie Mae "Harriett" Moyers | F5 Group Sheet 

    Vinnie WestfallMother | Female
    Vinnie Westfall

    Born  3 Feb 1903  Cotter, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Sep 1976  Burlington Medical Center Klein Unit, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  27 Sep 1976  Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Jacob "Jack" Westfall | F113 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Eva Robertson | F113 Group Sheet 

    Donald Ross WalkerChild 1 | Male
    > Donald Ross Walker

    Born  1 Dec 1922  farm south of Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  17 Sep 2000  Kingsway Arms Nursing Home, Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  4 Nov 2000  Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Charlotte Mary Vogt | F115 
    Married  25 Oct 1944  New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Carol Ann O'Keefe | F114 
    Married     

    Ralph Leroy WalkerChild 2 | Male
    > Ralph Leroy Walker

    Born  23 Nov 1927  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Apr 2009  Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  15 Apr 2009  Resthaven Cemetery, West Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Edith Arlene "Arlene" Ibbotson | F116 
    Married  4 Jan 1953  First Methodist Church, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location

    Lela Maxine WalkerChild 3 | Female
    > Lela Maxine Walker

    Born  10 Sep 1929  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Oct 1977  Huntington Memorial Hospital, Huntington, Huntington County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  18 Oct 1977  Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Marlane Walter Miller | F117 
    Married  30 Aug 1949  Oakville, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    > Kenneth Phillip Walker

    Born     
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Carol Ann Trostle | F118 
    Married     

  • Photos

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    Vinnie (Westfall) Walker and Her Children
    Vinnie (Westfall) Walker and Her Children
    This is a photograph from about 1950, probably taken in Burlington at the home of Vinnie Walker and her children. They were, seated, in the back row: Donald Ross, Vinnie (Westfall), and Lela Maxine Walker; in the front row, Kenneth Phillip and Ralph Leroy Walker.
    Vinnie (Westfall) Walker with Three of Her Children
    Vinnie (Westfall) Walker with Three of Her Children
    This photograph of Vinnie (Westfall) Walker was probably taken in 1930. She is holding the baby, Lela Maxine (1929-1977), son Donald Ross Walker is standing on the right, and Ralph Leroy Walker is on the left in front of her. The family dog's name is unknown. Identifications to this photograph were made by the late Ralph Walker.
    Lela Maxine Walker and Her Brother, Ralph Leroy Walker
    Lela Maxine Walker and Her Brother, Ralph Leroy Walker
    This photograph was taken several years after the death of Lela and Ralph's father, Albert "Ross" Walker (1899-1936). The photograph was probably taken in Burlington, Iowa, where the family settled after Ross's death. The mother of Lela (1929-1977) and Ralph (1927-2009) was Vinnie (Westfall) Walker (1903-1976).
    Donald, Ralph, and Kenneth Walker
    Donald, Ralph, and Kenneth Walker
    These three men are brothers, Donald Ross (Sr.) (1922-2000), Ralph Leroy (1927-2009), and Kenneth Phillip Walker. They were three of four children born to Albert "Ross" and Vinnie (Westfall) Walker. Their sister, Lela Miller, died in 1977.
    Brothers Donald, Ralph, and Kenneth Walker
    Brothers Donald, Ralph, and Kenneth Walker
    This is a second photograph of two taken at the same time between about 1985-1990 of Donald Ross Walker Sr. (1922-2000), Ralph Leroy Walker (1927-2009), and Kenneth Phillip Walker, the sons of Albert "Ross" Walker (1899-1936) and Vinne Westfall (1903-1976).

    Marriage Documentation
    The Marriage Announcement of Albert 'Ross' Walker and Vinnie Westfall
    The Marriage Announcement of Albert "Ross" Walker and Vinnie Westfall
    Ross and Vinnie were married February 23, 1922, at the Methodist Parsonage in Wapello, Iowa.

  • Notes  Headstone Photograph:
    • Albert "Ross" and Vinnie, (Westfall) Walker's grave is located at Elmwood Cemetery in Morning Sun, Iowa. The epitaph on the stone is: "Walker, Ross A. 1899 - 1936; Vinnie 1903 - 1976"

    Marriage Announcement:
    • Miss Vinnie Westfall of this city, and Mr. Ross A. Walker, a son of S. N. Walker, northeast of town, were united in marriage at the Methodist parsonage in Wapello, Thursday, February 23d, the Reverend O. E. McBride officiating. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Westfall of this city. These estimable, young people will have the best wishes of all. They will go to housekeeping on a farm near this place.

  • Sources 
    1. [S154] Walker, Albert "Ross" - Obituaries, (one obituary was published in a Louisa County, Iowa paper, probably The Wapello Republican; the second was from The Hawk-Eye Gazette; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa; they were published circa May 17-18, 1936).

    2. [S194] Walker, Vinnie (Westfall) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 8, September 24, 1976; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa).