Tyler S. Walk, 26, of Marinette was tragically taken
from his family and friends early on Tuesday morning, July 2, 2013.
He was born July 15, 1986 in Marinette to Sandra (Berth) Walk and
the late Scott E. Walk.
Tyler 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. Tyler’s 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 Dept. 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, Tyler was passionate about hunting and fishing. He was also
a dedicated fan of the Packers, Wisconsin Badgers and the Milwaukee Brewers. He cherished
his nights of Bingo with the elderly women and was a proud VIP member at numerous
casinos. By many he was the type of person that you would hate to love and love to
Tyler is survived by his mother, Sandra Walk of Peshtigo; his devoted sister, Trisha
Walk of Hammonton, N.J.; a nephew he dearly loved, 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
Friends may call at Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home in Marinette from 10 a.m. until
2 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday
in the funeral home with the Rev. Brian Iverson officiating. Burial will be in Forest
In lieu of flowers, the
family suggests memorial donations
to the Tyler Walk Memorial
Fund, established at Stephenson
National Bank & Trust of
The family would like to express their gratitude to all emergency personnel that
assisted in Tyler’s tragic accident.