WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2020 – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) releases the following statement on the death of IAM Local 66 member Dana Walk, 57, killed in the February 26, 2020 shooting at Molson Coors Beverage Company in Milwaukee.
“The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) was saddened to hear the news of the horrific shooting at Molson Coors in Milwaukee Wednesday. We were especially heartbroken upon receiving news we lost one of our own, Dana Walk. Dana was a nearly 16-year member of Machinists Local 66 in Milwaukee. An avid fisherman, he was a devout Journeyman and a devoted father and husband. We extend our deepest condolences to the Walk family. We extend our deepest condolences to the families of the other four victims. And we continue to keep the members of IAM Local 66, IAM Local 510, our fellow union brothers and sisters, and all those impacted by this senseless act in our prayers.”
A special gathering for Dana Walk has been scheduled for Thursday, March 5 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, March 6 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at St. Anthony on the Lake Catholic Church, located at W280 N2101 Prospect Avenue, Pewaukee, WI 53072. Funeral service will begin Friday, March 6 at 11 a.m., also at St. Anthony on the Lake Catholic Church. For more information, click here.
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) is among the largest industrial trade unions in North America and represents nearly 600,000 active and retired members in manufacturing, aerospace, transportation, shipbuilding, woodworking and other industries. For more information, visit goIAM.org.