Here is the obituary for Gordon from the Blake Funeral
Home in Chelsford, Massachusettes.
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Gordon Haynes Walker, 84, a resident of Chelmsford
for the last forty-five years, died on Sunday, December 21, 2008. He
the beloved husband of Margit Ingeborg (Kristiansen) Walker, who
him. He was born on January 23, 1924 in Los Angeles, CA a son of the
John H. and Eylla E. (Jacobus) Walker.
(January 23, 1924 -
December 21, 2008)
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served in the United States Air Force as a Radio
Operator on B-29’s with the Eighth Air Force, during WWII, while
in England and participated in many flight operations over Germany, and
also took part in the Berlin Airlift. While stationed in Frankfurt
the war, he met his wife, Margit, a Norwegian citizen, working for the
American War Department, as a translator in Frankfurt. They were
in Los Angeles April 2, 1950.
settling in Los Angeles, he received his Bachelor’s
Degree in Engineering from the University of Southern California, and
thereafter, the couple moved to Utica, NY, and then to Chelmsford, five
years later. Prior to his retirement he had worked as an Engineer for
Electric, Raytheon, and Honeywell (where he worked on equipment that
used on the first Lunar Module). Mr. Walker retired from his last
in Accoustics Research at Wang Laboratories, in 1991.
addition to his loving wife he is survived by
a son, John Walker and his wife Catherine and a daughter, Christin
and her husband George Zeller. He also leaves four grandchildren,
Anna and Emily Walker and Ashley Zeller. Family and Friends are invited
to attend a Memorial Service on Friday, January 23 at 4 pm at the BLAKE
FUNERAL HOME, 24 Worthen St., Chelmsford.
When you were born, an
As you became a child, an
angel sat on your shoulder
When you became an adult,
an angel held your hand
grew old, an angel
walked down the road with you,
when you died, another
angel got their wings.
Author: Unknown to me