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In Loving Memory Of

Ralph (Pete) Walker

 

Ralph Joseph Walker, known as “Pete” to his friends and even more lovingly as “The Don” to his family as he sat with his signature “Robin Hood” hat and his glass of whisky straight, left us to join his love and lifelong partner Vera on Sunday, December 11, 2016, at the age of 101 years.

Dad was born in Doland, South Dakota on July 19, 1915 and immigrated to Canada with his family at the age of 4.

The family settled in the Salt Prairie District. It was there he met and married the love of his life Vera Wolfe in 1940. Together for 68 years, they had 16 children, 3 of whom died at birth, and 13 who are with us today, the youngest being 52.

Over the years they were blessed with many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren.

Dad lived a full life, imparted his wisdom and beliefs on as many has he could. His motto for a good life was: “Family is everything”.

Dad lost his life partner Vera in 2008 as well as numerous other family members through the years.

A Celebration of Dad’s life will be held on Monday, December 19, 2016, at 1:00pm, at Oliver’s Funeral Home in Grande Prairie (10005 107 Ave.). Interment to follow at Grande Prairie Cemetery (84th Ave, and 112th St.).

Memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke of Alberta (Unit 109, 10126-120 Ave. Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 8H9).

In Loving Memory of

Ralph (Pete) Walker
 

 
 

 
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Funeral Service Details

Celebration of Life
Monday, December 19, 2016
1:00 PM
Oliver's Funeral Home
10005 - 107 Ave
Grande Prairie, AB
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Interment

Grande Prairie Cemetery
Following the Service
84th Ave. and 112th St.
Grande Prairie, AB
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