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January 11, 2018 Marlene M. Walker
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1934 - 2018

Marlene M. Walker, 83, of Iowa City, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, at Atrium Village in Hills. A celebration of life was held Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at the Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Lone Tree. Burial will be held at a later date. Memorials may be directed to Essences of Life Hospice or Atrium Village in memory of Marlene.

Marlene Marie Johnson was born on Aug. 8, 1934, in Lone Tree, Iowa, the daughter of Edgar C. and Mildred E. (Flake) Johnson. Marlene was a 1952 graduate of Lone Tree High School. On June 5, 1955, Marlene was united in marriage to Don A. Walker in Lone Tree. She worked for Hand’s Jewelry in Iowa City for 13 years, Long Fellow Elementary for five years and then worked for Grant Wood Elementary for 23 years. Marlene enjoyed bowling, camping, basketball, wintering in Texas with her husband, making flowers out of ribbons, playing cribbage, cards and games with her grandchildren.

Marlene will be deeply missed by her husband: Don of Iowa City; son: Gary A. (Teresa) Walker of West Branch; two grandchildren: Curtis Alan Walker of West Branch and Cody Jesse Walker, currently deployed with the U.S. Army; brother: James C. Johnson of Lone Tree; nephew: James K. (Fran) Johnson of Lone Tree; niece, Jamie S. (Tim) Lorack of Lone Tree and lifelong friend Janette Vincent of Conesville.

Marlene was preceded in death by her parents; son: Michael Alan Walker in infancy; and sister-in-law: Carol Johnson.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com.

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