Lerud-Mathias Funeral Home
Valley City, ND.   701-845-3232
Gertrude Ann Walker, 83, Valley City, ND passed away at Mercy Hospital in Valley City on February 10, 2019.  A memorial service will be held at the Lerud Mathias Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, February 14, 2019 beginning at 2PM.  She will be buried at the ND Veterans Cemetery in Mandan, ND later in the spring.
Gertrude Ann is the daughter of Herbert and Aleda (Kuhn) Mahler.  She was born and raised in Bottineau, ND. She graduated from Bottineau High School and St. Andrew’s School of Nursing.  She worked for many years in the nursing profession.
In July 1957, she married Byron Erickson who passed away in May 1960.  She married William K. Walker in June 1961 and were married until Bill passed away in June 2008.
She is survived by her sons, Todd (Elizabeth), Watertown, SD, James (Denise), Papillion, NE, and R. Michael (Jill), Fargo, ND; grandchildren, Kathleen, Rebecca, Jacob and Andrew; one sister, Laura Erickson, Maddock, ND; one brother, Ralph (Bernadette) Mahler, Fargo, ND; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Aleda Mahler; brothers, Lawrence and Myron Mahler; a sister, Jeannette Mears; and her son Steven Walker.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given to the ND Veterans Cemetery (1825 46th St.; Mandan, ND 58554).
The Lerud Mathias Funeral Home in assisting Gert’s family with arrangements.  An online guestbook is available at www.lerudschuldt.com