Thomas Walker, 79, of Lake City, MN passed away July 8th, 2019 at the Cumberland Health Care Center in, Wisconsin. He was born to William and Hazel (Cramblit) Walker on May 10, 1940 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
Tom grew up in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and graduated from Eau Claire Memorial High School. After graduation he went to work for American Motors in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Tom married Mary Jo Lauer on May 9, 1958. They were later divorced. He worked at Gould Inc. in Eau Claire and later moved to Lake City and worked for Federal Mogel from 1971 till 2006 when he retired. Tom married Linda Wilcox on December 26, 1995 in Stewartville, Minnesota. After retirement he worked for Frontenac Golf Course and did cleaning for the DNR for several years. Tom enjoyed feeding the birds, gardening and spending time with his family and loved to fish. Tom was able to give a last gift to someone in being an organ donor.
He is survived by his wife, Linda; one daughter, Lynda Walker of Chippewa Falls, WI; 3 step-children, Allen Erickson of Anchorage Alaska, Jody Erickson of Jacksonville, Florida, Jolene Erickson of Rochester; 2 grandchildren, Amber Adams, Megan Kolpien; 6 step-grandchildren, Ashlynne Spencer, Dallen Erickson, Kai Erickson, Annabelle Erickson, Joseph Erickson, Isaac Erickson; 4 brothers, Bob (Arletta) Walker, Jim (Joan) Walker, Richard (Vicki) Walker, Gary (Mary) Walker; 2 sisters, Millie (Roger) Briettigon, Rosie (Denny) Pecore, all of Wisconsin. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Ron Walker.
The memorial service will be on Friday, July 19th, 2019, 11 am at First Congregational Church in Lake City, MN with Rev. David Badgley officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Funeral arrangements are by the Mahn Family Funeral Home, Anderson-Peterson Chapel. On-Line Condolences may be placed at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com
Courtesy of Mahn Family Funeral Home