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Kaleb Walker Obituary

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Janice Marie Walker was born on February 17, 1944 to John and Johnnie Marie (Ferrell) Dunford. Her father was killed while serving in World War II when Jan was very young. Her mother married Russell Raymond Peterson, who Jan considered her father. Jan attended school at Lynwood Elementary School, Whittier Middle School and Washington High School and attended South Dakota State Universary. In 1965, she married Gale N. Walker in Sioux Falls, SD. They lived in Tyndall until 1992, when they moved to Parkston where Jan worked at Avera St. Benedict Health Center. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Parkston, Hutchinson County Cancer Society, American Heart Association, and was an Avera St. Benedict Hospital volunteer, food pantry board of directors, and former president ofthe Parkston Commercial Club. She enjoyed reading, camping, fishing, traveling, gardening, flowers, lunch with the girls, watching old movies, and exercising. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She died on Thursday, July 25, 2018 at her home in Parkston at the age of 74.

She is survived by her husband, Gale N. Walker of Parkston, SD, children, Brian Keith (Melissa) Walker of Frederick, MD, Carrie Lynn (Brooks) Goeden of Yankton, SD, Jason Dean (Kaylene) Walker of Port Washington, WI, and Gwen LeAnn (Jon) Graefe of Columbia Heights, MN, sister, Brenda (Patrick) O’Toole of Tyler, MN, brother, Stanley (Becky) Peterson of Dakota, MN, 7 grandchildren, Isabel Walker, Lucy Walker, Lance Walker, Logan Walker, Liam Walker, Kaleb Graefe, and Hunter Graefe, two sisters-in-law, Carold Walker of Wecota, SD and Diane Walker of Aberdeen, SD, cousin, Sandie Doss of Sioux Falls, SD, and aunt, Dee Johnson of Sioux Falls, SD.She was preceded in death by her parents, infant daughter, Dawn Marie Walker, sister, Cheryl Denise Peterson, in-laws, Charles and Gertrude Walker, and 2 brothers-in-law, Denis and Charles Walker.

Police responded to on-campus housing just before 8 p.m. where 21-year-old Kaleb Walker was found. They say he was unresponsive and was later pronounced dead.
“DeLand Police’s Criminal Investigations Division is investigating as a matter of protocol, and we are working with Stetson University’s Campus Public Safety team,” police said.DELAND, Fla. – DeLand police are conducting a death investigation after a Stetson University student was found unresponsive on campus on Saturday night and later died.Klicken Sie auf „Alle ablehnen“, wenn Sie nicht möchten, dass wir und unsere Partner Cookies und personenbezogene Daten für diese zusätzlichen Zwecke verwenden.

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DELAND, Fla. – A roommate told Deland Police 21-year-old Kaleb Walker, a student at Stetson University in Deland, had snorted narcotics before he died, according to a police report.Cory Lancaster, Assistant Vice President of Marketing, Communications & Media Relations, said Walker’s passing “remains under investigation, and we are not in a position to provide additional details or speculate.”

DeLand police on Saturday night began investigating the death of a Stetson University student who had been found unresponsive on campus, according to a statement released Sunday.

Autopsy and toxicology reports have not been released but the police report describes a scene in an on-campus apartment where drugs were used Saturday night before Walker was found unresponsive.
[TRENDING: Woman’s body found after man shoots himself outside Osceola County home, sheriff says | WATCH IT AGAIN: SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral | Body found in retention pond near downtown Orlando, police say | Become a News 6 Insider]Stetson said Walker was “was transported Saturday night from his on-campus residence in House D to AdventHealth DeLand, where he was later pronounced deceased.”

“His roommate called in and said he’s been knocking at his door for a few minutes now and he’s unresponsive,” the safety officer told a 911 dispatcher.
Overdoses happen anywhere and everywhere, including college campuses. So the University of Central Florida (UCF) has started training students on what to do if they see someone overdosing to save their life.Erik von Ancken anchors and reports for WKMG-TV News 6 (CBS) in Orlando and is a two-time Emmy award-winning journalist in the prestigious and coveted “On-Camera Talent” categories for both anchoring and reporting. Erik joined the News 6 News Team in 2003 days after the tragic loss of space shuttle Columbia. “The Stetson Community continues to mourn the tragic loss of student Kaleb Walker,” Lancaster said. “However, we understand this terrible incident has sparked dialogue about potential drug use on campus and the resources that Stetson provides its students to avoid, address and overcome addiction challenges. First and foremost, the well-being of all of our students, faculty and staff is paramount.” Following protocol, the DeLand Police Department is working with the university’s Campus Public Safety System as the investigation continues, according to the statement.[TRENDING: Florida firefighter to donate organs in selfless last act after surfing accident, family says | Chinese balloon’s downing creates spectacle over tourism hub | Become a News 6 Insider]
Officers responded to the university’s on-campus housing at 7:50 p.m., police said. Kaleb Walker, 21, was found to be unresponsive and was later pronounced dead at a hospital, according to police and university statements.
We have been communicating with and supporting Kaleb’s family. Our condolences and heartfelt sympathy go out to them and to all members of our community who knew and loved him.

Stetson University respectfully asks for privacy to allow our students, faculty and staff to gather today to remember Kaleb and pay their respects. This informal gathering is not open to the media or the public.

DeLAND, Fla. – DeLand police on Saturday night began investigating the death of a Stetson University student who had been found unresponsive on campus, according to a statement released Sunday.
At this time, the DeLand Police Department is investigating Kaleb’s death as a matter of protocol. Foul play is not suspected, and no cause of death has been determined.

More than a dozen cars were burglarized at homes in a DeLand subdivision over the weekend and police are once again reminding residents to lock their vehicles and not leave guns inside them.Kaleb had recently left his job of three years at Brooklyn’s to pursue a career in the Military. He always jumped at the chance to help others in anyway that he could, and he felt like this was his next calling to do just that.Kaleb began racing dirt bikes at a young age and would go every weekend to ride. With much practice, he became number one overall for the state of Michigan for his age group in the 50cc class. He loved the thrill of the race and always had a passion for the sport. After moving to Texas in 2005 with his family, Kaleb attended school in Hays CISD and graduated Class of 2015 from Hays High School. As he got older, Kaleb developed a love for travel and exploring, and was always ready for the next adventure. He enjoyed being with his family and friends, and never failed to make them smile and laugh. Kaleb is survived by his parents Dennis and Ann Lewis, brother Kyle Nielson and sisters Kara(Andrew)Nielson and Kaygan Nielson, grandmother Vivian Greene as well as many beloved aunts, uncles and cousins. He is preceded in death by grandparents Bonnie Story, John Nielson, Joan Nielson and Bob Greene. Kaleb Walker Nielson, age 21, of Buda, Texas was killed in an automobile accident during the early morning of Sunday, November 25. Kaleb was born on March 6, 1997 in West Branch, Michigan to the parents of Ann and Dennis Lewis.