Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

April 12, 2014

Lawrence Walk


Effingham Daily News

---- — Lawrence L. “Larry” Walk, 71, of Teutopolis, passed away on Thursday, April 10, 2014, in his home, surrounded by his loving family.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Teutopolis with the Rev. Robert Spriggs officiating. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the church. Memorials may be made to Crossroads Cancer Center, St. Anthony Memorial Hospice Care or to the donor’s choice. Bauer Funeral Home in Effingham is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.bauerfh.com.

Larry was born June 13, 1942, in Effingham, the son of Lloyd and Rosanna (Wessel) Walk. He married Sheryl L. Yates on April 27, 1968, and she survives. Larry was a lifelong owner and mechanic of Walk’s Auto Service. He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Teutopolis, Teutopolis Knights of Columbus Council 2874, BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and a former member of Harley Owners Group of Effingham. Larry also served with the United States National Guard.

Larry is survived by his wife, Sheryl of Teutopolis; son, Douglas (Denise) of Teutopolis; two daughters, Jill (Kurt) Maleske of Chicago and Lyndsey Walk of Effingham; four brothers, Mike (Barb) of Sigel, John (Deanna) of Windsor, Fred (Fran) of Towanda and Ed (Susan) of Neoga; two sisters, Connie (Dan) Clark of Bloomington, Ind., and Alice (Jim) Niebrugge of Teutopolis; nine grandchildren, Erica, Ryan, Jessica, Emily, Morgan, Hannah, Wilson, Kegan and Catelyn.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents and son, Jeffrey.

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