Steven T. Walters, age 53, of Wausau passed away from kidney failure on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital with his family by his side. Steve was born on August 12, 1969, in Wausau to Thomas and Joan (Beckman) Walters.
In high school, Steve played football for Wausau West. In the years following, he was active in the city softball league, playing for City Bike Works.
After working a few trades, he completed the Apprenticeship program and became a Journeyman Plumber for UA Local 434.
Steve was an avid outdoorsman. While spending countless summers at Sherwood Forest Campground, camping, water skiing and tubing with his daughters on Lake Alice, he also enjoyed hunting, fishing, four wheeling and snowmobiling. When he wasn't doing any of those things, he could be found riding his Harley or cheering on the Green Bay Packers.
Steve is survived by his life partner Tracy Schmoldt, daughters Alexis (Kayson Hoff) and McKenzie Walters, mother Joan Walters, brother-in-law Mitch Ellenbecker and nephews Jordan, Dylan and Cole Ellenbecker. He is preceded in death by his father Thomas Walters, his sister Traci Ellenbecker and many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.
Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 11, 2023 at Brainard Funeral Home, 522 Adams St., Wausau. The Rev. Mike Weaver will officiate. Visitation will take place from 9:00 AM until the time of service at the funeral home on Saturday.
The family would like to thank the staff at Aspirus Wausau Hospital Palliative Care for their compassion, kindness and dedication during Steve's final days.