Pamela Jane Walker, 59, of Oelwein passed away on Saturday July 26, 2014 at the University of Iowa Hospital. A memorial visitation will be held from 4-6PM on Wednesday July 30, 2014 at the Geilenfeld Funeral Home. A memorial service will then be at 6PM on Wednesday as well. Memorials may be directed to the family and will be used to promote breast cancer awareness.
Pam was born in Oelwein on July 31, 1954 to parents Garland and Doris (Dallenbach) Trower. She graduated from Oelwein Senior High School in 1972. Pam later graduated from Hawkeye Community College and became a Registered Nurse. She was employed as an RN at the Mental Health Institute in Independence. Pam was united in marriage with Duane (Swartz) Walker in 1990.
Pam very much enjoyed her grandchildren. Her children and entire family were everything to her. She will be dearly missed by all who knew, and continue to love her.
Left to celebrate Pam’s life is her husband Duane (Swartz) Walker of Oelwein; her children: Chad Burns and Trisha (Cory) Billingsley of Oelwein, Majesta Walker of Washington DC and Amber Walker of South Carolina; her mother Doris Butters of Independence; her brother Donald (Kathy) Trower of Dubuque; her sisters: Jacquie (Ralph) Heinze of Jesup, Barbara Trower of Maynard and Phyllis (Woody) Decker of Aurora; her grandchildren: Peyton Lawless, Kordell Lawless, Dylan Lawless and Alana Burns; as well as many friends.
Pam was preceded in death by: her father Garland Trower, her step-father Joe Butters, her mother in-law Nancy Walker and her father in-law Guy Walker.