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Elda M. Walker

Friday, August 13, 2004

Dec. 9, 1923-Aug. 11, 2004

Elda M. Walker, 80, died Wednesday (Aug. 11, 2004), at Community Hospital of McCook.

She was born Dec. 9, 1923, in Frontier County to Alfred C. and Effie Marie (Blake) Cheney. She graduated from Indianola High School.

On July 1, 1946, she married Benjamin F. Walker in Denver, Colo. She had lived in McCook since 1943 and worked as a pharmacy clerk.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on April 13, 1999; and one brother, Bernard.

Survivors include: two sons, Ben Walker of Lincoln and Larry Walker and wife, Kathy of Gering; three brothers, Merald Cheney and wife, Dot of Lincoln, Don Cheney and wife Maxine, of Bennett and Bob Cheney and wife, Melba of Lincoln; a sister, Lois Hamilton of McCook; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Saturday, 11 a.m., at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home with the Rev. Clark Bates officiating. Burial will be Monday, 10 a.m., at Fort McPherson National Cemetery at Maxwell.

Visitation is today until 8:00 p.m. Friends may sign her book at the funeral home or send condolences online at www.carpenterbreland.com

Memorials are being accepted in her name.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.