Edward Henry Walker
Publication Date: May 2004 – SGS Newsletter
Longtime SGS Member Edward Walker Passes Away
Edward Henry Walker who worked at Caterpillar Tractor Company in San Leandro for 22 years as a quality control inspector, died Sunday, February 22, 2004, at age 82. A native of South Dakota, Mr. Walker was a five-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and was part of the Raiders Special Force in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He was a member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Marine League. He had lived in Newark for many years and was honored as Volunteer of the Year in
1991 for his 13 years of service with the Salvation Army, 15 years as a teacher’s aide, and 10 years with the 4-H Club and the Newark Senior Advisory Board. He enjoyed photography, traveling, camping and woodworking. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mona May Seelye Walker; children, Deborah Walker, Adele Jenkins, Pamela Gough, Audrey Walker, David Walker, William Walker and Kathleen Walker; his sisters Dolores and Dorothy; his brothers Charles, Allen and Duane; 13 grand children; one great-grandchild; and many other relatives. Funeral Services were held Thursday, February 26, 2004.