THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Gerald L. Walker, Sr.
Issue Date: March 27, 2013
Gerald L. Walker, sr., 72, of King, formerly of Green Bay, passed away on Sunday, March 24 at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King.
Born on April 18, 1940 in Wausau, the son of the late Lloyd and Elaine (Koch) Walker, he married Sharon (Gilsoul) Walker. She preceded him in death.
He served in the United States Army and was employed as a machinist with the Lindquist Machine Corp. in Green Bay. He loved fishing, hunting and being up north. He moved to the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King in November of 2012.
Surviving are four children, Brenda (Michael) McArdle of De Pere, Brian Walker of Ashwaubenon and Brad Walker and Gerald Walker, jr., both of Green Bay, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He is further survived by a sister, Barb (Tom) Watermelon; three brothers, Jim (Diane) Walker, Larry Walker and Frank Walker and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Along with his parents and his wife, Sharon, he was preceded in death by a sister, Audrey and a brother, John.
A celebration of life will be held on Friday, April 26 after 3 p.m. at the VFW Duck Creek Post #7534 in Green Bay. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established in his name. The Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca is assisting the family with arrangements.