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June 5, 1926 – April 9, 2023

Terrance “Terry” Harry Walker, age 96, of rural Buffalo passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2023 at his residence surrounded by his family.

He was born on June 5, 1926 in Montrose the son of Thomas and Ruby (Kreidler) Walker.

Terry graduated from Buffalo High School.

He honorably served his Country in The United States Marine Corps.

On June 18, 1949, Terrance H. “Terry” Walker and  Wilma “Babe” Hanson were joined in holy marriage  in St. Cloud.    God blessed their marriage with three sons.

Terry and Babe engaged in farming for many years.  He was a heavy equipment operator working in Alaska.   Terry was a truck driver for many years.   He also worked for Delano Granite.

Terry enjoyed visiting with people, watching  Minnesota Twins baseball and mowing his lawn in his later years.   He loved music, singing and storytelling.

Survived by his sons: Greg Walker (Renell Steffenson), Ed (Kathy) Walker and Matt (Shannon) Walker; 8 grandchildren: Brett (Amy) Walker, Katie (Bill) Greenough and Ryan Walker; Corey (Lacey) Walker, Teri (Jason) Kuperus and Nicole (Lee) Schultz; Marah Walker and Ben Walker; seventeen great grandchildren; a sister-in-law: Dee Hanson; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his loving wife Wilma “Babe” Walker on December 24, 2022, his parents, seven siblings Ethelyn “Eth”, Arlie, Delores, Stanley “Bud”, Geri, Vivian and Shirley “Pudge”.

A time of gathering will be held on Sunday, May 7th from 1:00-3:00 P.M. at The Montrose Community Center.

A Celebration of Life for Terrance “Terry” Walker will be held on Sunday, May 7th, 2023 at 3:00 P.M. at The Montrose Community Center in Montrose, MN with a lunch to follow.  Pastor Dean Brown will officiate.

The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family.    Online condolences may be made to


5 Guestbook Entries

  1. Rick Jordan

    Matt, Greg ,Ed my sincere condolences on lose of your dad. Rest in peace

  2. Tom and Sharon Lovejoy

    You have lost a wonderful father, grandfather and, great grandfather and I have lost my favorite uncle!

    You are the legacy he was so proud of. Our condolences to all of you.

  3. Melvin & Jenny Bayerl

    Ed and Kathy – so sorry to hear about you father. He is in Gods hands and at peace.

  4. Sherry and Butch

    To the family of Terry sorry for your lost He will be truly missed.Butch and Sherry

  5. Jennifer Bickman

    I used to clean for the Walker’s what a wonderful couple. So sorry about the delay truly sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to you all.


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