Walter Welk, Jr.

Walter Welk, Jr., 61, of Waupun passed away October 21, 2017.


Walter was born October 1, 1956 in Waupun, the son of Walter and Gertrude Hodgins Welk. On June 5, 1982 he married Florence Gawel in Waupun. He retired from AT&T in October of 2017. He loved hunting out west, riding his Harley, and most of all fixing and re-painting motorcycles for others. Walter especially loved spending time with his grandkids.


Walter is survived by Florence Welk of Fond du Lac; two daughters: Stacy Welk of Waupun, and Whitney Welk of Waupun; a son, Fred Welk and special friend, Taylor Coombs of Wisconsin Rapids;  four grandchildren: Quinton William and Karlee Anne Welk, and Audyn Rose and Rowyn Nicole Welk; two sisters: Kathy Welk of Waupun, and Karen Anderson; and nieces and nephews.


Walter was preceded in death by his parents; his two sisters: Pam and Sharon; in-laws; and an infant brother.


Funeral services for Walter Welk, Jr. will be held Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Waupun. Friends and relatives may call on the family on Wednesday at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. and on Thursday at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.


Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family.  Please visit our website at for further information and to send condolences.