THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Gerald V. Walk
Issue Date: March 15, 2019
Gerald "Jerry" V. Walk, age 71, of Peshtigo, took his journey to Heaven March 10, 2019 with his family by his bed side.
Born June 8, 1947, son of the late Edward and Genevieve (LaCombe) Walk, he graduated from Marinette High School. He joined the U.S. Navy after high school and did two tours in Vietnam. After returning from the service he married the former Judith Micoliczyk and the couple celebrated 45 years of marriage.
Jerry worked in the maintenance dept. for Marinette County until his retirement and was a member of the Peshtigo Sportsman's Club. He was an outdoor's man, enjoyed bow hunting, deer hunting, being out on the water fishing and just being outdoors enjoying the wildlife.
Jerry is survived by his wife, Judith; 3 daughters, Charlene (Mark) Schaible of Appleton, Jessica (Aaron) Behnke and Melissa Veriha (Kane), both of Peshtigo; 11 grandchildren, Shawn, Ethan and Jenna Veriha, Lauren and Vivian Tripp, Muriel Strasser, Gavin Schaible and Haley, Hannah, Melanie and Katelin Behnke. Also survived by a sister, Barbara (David) Carlson.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers, Ronald and James Walk.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 14th at St. Mary Catholic Church in Peshtigo from 9:00 am until the time of a Christian Burial Mass at 11:00 am with Father Jess Berdol officiating. Military rights will be performed by the 20 Year Club following Mass. Berth & Rosenthal Funeral Home is assisting the family.