Tyler Jade Walker, age 30, of Columbus died Saturday, December 27, 2003 as the result of an automobile accident by Stromsburg. Funeral Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday December 31, 2003 at the First United Methodist Church in Columbus with Reverend Bill Ritter officiating. Visitation is 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at McKown Funeral Home and from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Methodist Church. Interment is in Columbus Cemetery with Military Honors by Hartman Post #84 American Legion Honor Guard. Memorials may be made to the family.
Tyler Jade Walker was born November 15, 1973 in North Platte to Dennis and Lana (Urbauer) Walker. He grew up in Columbus, graduated from Columbus Lakeview High School in 1992, and attended Southeast Community College in Lincoln. In November of 1995 he married Paula Kloke. Tyler served in the US Army before returning to Columbus in 1997. Tyler worked in Insurance sales, for MCP, and was currently employed by ABENGOA Ethanol Plant in York County. He enjoyed his boys, husker football, music, and remodeling.
He is survived by:
Wife Paula Walker of Benedict
Son Garrett Walker of Benedict
Son Hunter Walker of Benedict
Parents Dennis and Lana Walker of Columbus
Brother Monty (Laurie) Walker of Columbus
Grandmother Dona Urbauer of Shickley
Grandmother Lila Walker of Sargent
He is preceded in death by:
Son Jade Walker
Grandfather Dale Urbauer
Grandfather Pete Walker