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Dr. David F. Walder

March 28, 1947 July 18, 2020
Dr. David F. Walder
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Obituary for Dr. David F. Walder

Dr. David F. Walder, 73, of Pekin, IL, passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Sharon Healthcare Elms in Peoria.

David was born on March 28, 1947 in Peoria, a son of George and Elizabeth (Stambaugh) Walder. They preceded him in death. He married Colleen Murphy on January 3, 1970. She survives.

David is also survived by two sons, Shaun (Ann) Walder of North Aurora, IL, Fr. Keith Walder of Philo, IL, and one daughter, Macaire (Andy) Podell of Redmond, WA, one sister, Jane (Rick) Moser of Naperville, four grandchildren, Patrick, Flynn, Molly and Carolyn, two nieces and several cousins.

David graduated from St. Bernard’s Catholic school in 1961, Spalding Academy in 1965 and Loras College in 1973. He graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1976. He proudly served in the US Army in Vietnam from 1969-1971.

David owned and operated Pekin Chiropractic Center and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pekin, IL. He enjoyed helping at his church as an usher and a lector. He was a member of the Education Commission and the Knights of Columbus, Archbishop Schlarman Council #3507.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, July 27, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pekin, with a one hour prior visitation. Fr. Keith Walder will officiate.
Private burial will take place at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL.

Memorials may be made to St. Joseph’s School in Pekin, IL

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com

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Visitation

Monday

27

Jul

9:30 AM 7/27/2020 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 7/27/2020 10:30:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church-Pekin

303 S Seventh St.
Pekin, IL 61554

St. Joseph Catholic Church-Pekin
303 S Seventh St. Pekin 61554 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Monday

27

Jul

10:30 AM 7/27/2020 10:30:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church-Pekin

303 S Seventh St.
Pekin, IL 61554

St. Joseph Catholic Church-Pekin
303 S Seventh St. Pekin 61554 IL
United States
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