Patricia E. Walker

December 22, 1936 ‒ June 17, 2017

Mansfield, Ohio

Patricia E. Walker passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017, in Country Meadow Care Center surrounded by her family. She was 80.

She was born December 22, 1936, to parents Cleo & Marie (Behrends) Nealley in Shannon City, Iowa. Patricia graduated from Sheldon High School in Iowa and moved to Ohio shortly after.

On August 22, 1959, she married Gerald Walker and they shared 54 wonderful years of marriage until he passed away in 2012. They are together again.

In spare time, she took pleasure in reading and people watching. But above all, Patricia cherished spending time with her family.

She is survived by her children Wendy Abranski, Sheila Burton, Laura (Butch) Davis, Jerilyn (Dennis) Brinley, and Pam (Brad) Back; grandchildren Doug Zeigler, Tara Ramos, Andy Zeigler, Michele Dobson, Scott Walker, Erin Davis, and Eric Davis; great-grandchildren Zoey, Gavin, and Trenton Ramos, Brielle,  Rosie, Piper, and Greta Dobson, Alayna, Audriana, Caleb and Zachary Zeigler, Baylee and Natalee Back; step-great-grandson Jacob Klien; brother Michael (Judy) Nealley, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her loving husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and brother Duane Nealley.

A memorial service in Patricia’s memory will be held on June 22, 2017, at 3 p.m. in Storyside Church, 541 State Rte 97 W, Bellville. Burial will take place at a later date in Lexington Cemetery.

Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Patricia’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at

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