WATERLOO — Barbara K. Walker, 78, of Waterloo, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, at UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital, Waterloo.

She was born Sept. 13, 1939, in Parkersburg, daughter of John and Shirley Jean Stickley Simon, and later adopted by Norman R. Walker.

Barbara graduated from high school in Sioux City and attended Gates Business College. She worked as an insurance agent for Steve Showers Insurance.

Survived by: three brothers, Randy (Shirley) Walker of Waterloo, Roger (Sherry) Walker of Cedar Falls and Brian (Rhonda) Walker of Des Moines; a sister, Cindy (Monte) Bonorden of Waterloo; a sister-in-law, Mary Ann Walker of Cedar Rapids; and special friends, Jeff and Allyson Armstrong of Waterloo and Anna Armstrong of Cedar Falls.

Preceded by: her parents; a brother, Dr. Steven Walker; and a sister, Jacqueline Rae Simon.

Family Directed Memorial Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Waterloo, with visitation for an hour prior to the service. She deeded her body to the University of Iowa Deeded Body Program.

Memorial contributions: may be directed to the church.

Condolences may be left at www.richardsonfuneralservice.com.