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Tim Stalker


Published: Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 11:10 a.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 11:38 a.m. CDT

Tim Stalker, 63, of Creston died Aug. 11, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home.

Celebration of life services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15, at Powers Funeral Home, junction of highways 34 and 25. Mary O’Riley will officiate. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery south of Creston. Open visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday with family present 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to Greater Regional Foundation in Tim Stalker’s name for the cancer center. Online condolences may be left at

Timothy Joe Stalker, son of Mary Alice (Fleming) and Donald James Stalker, was born April 12, 1951.

Tim grew up in Afton and Creston and graduated from Creston High School in 1969 and studied at Southwestern Community College.

On June 20, 1971, Tim married Terri Ann Konecne in Creston.

Tim lived most of his life in the Creston area. He lived and managed a Casey’s Store in Woodward from 1972-75. His primary business was six Casey’s franchises that he owned and managed over the course of 28 years.

Tim and Terri divorced.

On July 11, 1998, Tim married Betty Jane (Stephens) Robinson in Breckenridge, Colo.

He spent his last years as lot manager at Stalker Chevrolet in Creston.

Tim served on the Greater Regional Hospital Board and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Creston. He was also a member of Creston Elks Lodge No. 605. Tim was a former member and president of both the Iowa Quarter Horse Association and Creston Jaycees.

Tim is survived by his wife Betty Stalker of Creston; daughters, Tisha (husband Mike) Worden of Pleasant Hill and Amanda Robinson of West Des Moines; sons, TJ (wife Mindy) Stalker of Creston and Todd (wife Cari) Stalker of Creston; grandchildren, Hannah and Jacob Worden, CT and Marlee Stalker and Sam, Charlie and Hadley Stalker; brother Jim (wife Sandy) Stalker of Creston; eight brothers-in-law and six sisters-in-law.

Tim was preceded in death by his parents.

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