Marlys Ann Walker, Bellevue, NE, pased away surrounded by her family after a lengthy illness.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Marlys Ryker and sister Dawn Boogaard.
Married for 56 years to Laymon Walker, he survives of the home.
Ann loved learning and encouraged her children to pursue as much education as possible. After her children were well on their way to completing their education, she enrolled at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri, completing her history degree in 1996.
Additional survivors include her son, David Walker, M.D., Bellevue, NE, daughter Annette Farnan JD, (John), Bellevue, NE, and daughter Karen Leeper, PhD (Mark), Wayne, NE, her beloved grandchildren James Farnan, Henry Farnan, Wyatt Leeper, and Hannah and Emily Leeper.
She is also survived by her sister Carol (Keith) Felland, Minneapolis, MN, and brother Jimmy (Sonia) Ryker, Orlando, Fl, and numerous brothers and sisters-in-law and nieces and nephews. She also leaves behind her beloved dog, Buddy.