Glenda L. Walker

Glenda L. Walker

VICTORIA, MN/MADISON – Glenda L. Walker, age 75, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019.

She was born on Feb. 7, 1944, in Minneapolis, Minn., the daughter of Albert and Genevieve (Haase) Shade. Glenda graduated from Minnesota Bible College in 1968. She worked at Mayo Clinic as a nursing assistant for many years, retiring in 2010. She loved books, sweets, her family and God.

Glenda is survived by her daughters, Antoinette “Toni” (Darin) Westphal and Erica (Christopher) Bennett; grandchildren, Corinne Maule, Leilani Bennett, Hope Westphal and Chloe Westphal; brothers, Jan (Christina) Shade and Ralph Shade; sister, Caryl Shade; sisters-in-law, Beth Shade, JoAnn Shade and Maxine Shade; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Corey Walker; brothers, Brian Shade, Al Shade, Jr. and Harlind Shade; and nephew, Eric Shade.

A memorial service will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 5203 Monona Drive, Madison, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. Burial will be held at Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until the start of the service on Sunday.

Memorials may be made in Glenda’s name to, or Kendra Robins, Project Night Night, 148 Beulah St., San Francisco, CA 94117. Online condolences may be made at

Gunderson East
Funeral & Cremation Care
5203 Monona Drive
(608) 221-5420