Governor Walker Announces Death in Family

Governor Scott Walker was unable to make an expected appearance in Fond du Lac on Sunday – due to a death in the family. Walker announced on Twitter that his father passed away Sunday morning. The elder Walker was a retired Baptist preacher and served as pastor of First Baptist Church in Delavan. Walker’s democratic opponent, Tony Evers responded with his condolences after hearing the news. Senator Tammy Baldwin – who is running for US Senate – also sent her thoughts and prayers to the family on Sunday.