|(Friday - October 02, 2020) -
Alan Brent Walker, age 76, of Florence, passed away on Wednesday,
September 30th at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. Brent was born on
December 5, 1943 in Anamosa, Iowa.
Brent was the son of the late Wayne and
Eloise (Hannahs) Walker. He grew up in Iowa and received his Bachelor's
degree from Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, Iowa. Over the years he
worked as a field representative for United Fire and Casualty in Cedar
Rapids, Iowa and as an agent for the Williams-Manny Agency in Rockford,
Illinois. Brent went out on his own and established the Brent Walker
Agency in Belvidere, Illinois which he operated for eighteen years. More
recently he has worked locally as an agent for Danielson Insurance and
twelve years as a delivery driver for The Drug Store.
married Judith Larson on January 12, 1985 in Rockford, Illinois. They
have been residents of Florence since 2002.
He was a faithful
member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church of Kingsford, where he served as
an Elder and was involved with establishing the Helping Hands Ministry.
Brent enjoyed fishing and reading. He loved studying history and was an
avid Iowa Hawkeye sports fan.
He is survived by his wife, Judy;
sons, James (Kathy) Seeberg of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin and Mark (Barbara)
Seeberg of Florence; daughters, Elizabeth Devries of Roscoe, Illinois,
Sarah Walker Bending of Algonquin, Illinois and Amy Matthews of Phoenix,
Arizona; two grandchildren, Sarah and Jackson Seeberg; also by many
special brothers and sisters in law.
Visitation will be on
Monday, October 5, from 10:00 until 11:00 AM at Our Redeemer Lutheran
Church in Kingsford. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 at the
church. Rev. Matthew Ruesch will officiate. Attendees are reminded to
wear masks and social distance during the visitation and funeral
services. Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Florence.
Condolences to the family of Alan Brent Walker may be expressed online
The family has entrusted the
Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the