THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Tyler S. Walk
Tyler S. Walk, 26, of Marinette was tragically taken from his family and friends early on Tuesday morning, July 2.
Born July 15, 1986 in Marinette to Sandra (Berth) Walk and the late Scott E. Walk, he resided in Marinette for most of his life and was a graduate of Marinette High School, Class of 2004.
He was currently a full-time student at Fox Valley Technical College and employed at Waupaca Foundry in Marinette. His interest in youth sports led to his officiating as an umpire for Marinette Youth Baseball and Softball and adult softball leagues with the Marinette Recreation Department. He also played for the Johnson Sewer Service softball team. He was a member of the M & O Conference Officials Association as a football referee.
As an avid outdoorsman, he loved hunting and fishing. He was also a dedicated fan of the Packers, Wisconsin Badgers and the Milwaukee Brewers. He enjoyed playing bingo and going to the casinos.
He is survived by his mother, Sandra Walk of Peshtigo; a sister, Trisha Walk of Hammonton, N.J.; a nephew, Landen Pratts; Samantha Zahorik of Marinette, the love of his life and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Scott Walk and his paternal and maternal grandparents.
Friends called at Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home in Marinette from 10 a.m. until time of the funeral services at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 6. Rev. Brian Iverson officiated and burial was in Forest Home Cemetery. The family suggests memorial donations to the Tyler Walk Memorial Fund, established at Stephenson National Bank & Trust of Marinette.
The family appreciates the valiant efforts and help everyone showed during this difficult time. A special thank you is extended to Marinette County Sheriffs Department, Marinette County Coroner George Smith, Marinette County Dispatch, Marinette County Auxiliary, Marinette City Police Department, Bay Area Medical Center, Brown County Police Department, Brown County Sheriffs Office, Coleman Fire & Rescue, Coleman Police Department, Wisconsin State Patrol, Wisconsin Department of Justice and St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay.