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Kathryn Denise Barker

April 24, 1955 ~ November 12, 2017 (age 62)

Kathryn Denise Barker, age 62 of Walker, passed away in her home surrounded by her husband and daughters on November 12, 2017.   Kathryn was born on April 24, 1955 to Walter and Gloria Reed in Council Bluffs, IA.  She moved to Walker with her family at age 9 and attended school at WHA.  Kathryn went on to receive her technical degree in Dental Assisting at Brainerd Technical College.   She married her high school sweetheart, Brad on June 29, 1974 and moved to Little Falls, MN.  She worked as a dental assistant at Little Falls for four years before moving to the Remer and Longville, MN areas.  Kathy and Brad then moved to Walker, MN where they made their permanent home and raised their two daughters.  She worked for over 30 years at Pederson Bilben Dental Office.  She took great pride in her job helping others and building many relationships over the years.   Kathy enjoyed every moment with her grandchildren, camping with Brad, family campfires and crafting.  She will be remembered for her caring heart, selflessness, love for the outdoors, extraordinary crafting talent and her passion to make every moment special.  She was a member of Hope Lutheran Church in Walker. 

Kathy is survived by her husband of 43 years, Brad; daughters, Shawna (Dave) Pfau, Kristina (Chris) Conner; grandchildren Allison Pfau, Malayah and Gradyn Conner; Her mother Gloria Reed; brother-in-law Tom (Kathy) Barker.

She is preceded in death by her father Walter Reed, brother Kurt Reed, mother and father-in-law Tom (Bette) Barker.

Visitation for Kathy will be on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 5-7 PM at Hope Lutheran Church.  Funeral services will be on Friday, November 17, 2017 at 11:00 AM also at Hope Lutheran Church, Walker, MN.  Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Walker, MN.  Arrangements are by Dennis Funeral Home, Walker, MN. 


 Service Information

November 16, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hope Lutheran Church
305 10th Street South
Walker, MN 56484

Funeral Service
November 17, 2017

11:00 AM
Hope Lutheran Church
305 10th Street South
Walker, MN 56484

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