Mr. Michael John Walz of Haughton entered into peace on June 18, 2012 at his Lake Bistineau home. Funeral services were held at Aulds Funeral Home in Shreveport at 10 a.m. on June 22, 2012.
Mike was born in St. Cloud, Minnesota on July 6, 1970. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in July 1988. Mike was stationed at Ft. Lewis, Washington and served in Desert Storm. He was honorably discharged in 1991.
Mike married the love of his life, Lisa, on September 9, 1990. He loved his family and enjoyed playing golf.
He was a wonderful husband and father. Not only to Keilie and Keanan, but also to a number of young people who consider him their "dad" too. That is Mike's legacy.
He is survived by his wife Lisa Renee Walz; his son Keanan Wesley Thane; his daughter Keilie Elizabeth Thane Perry and husband Harper; two grandsons Landon Michael and Laurence Melvin Perry; his father Ralph Christ; his mother Carol Ann Theisen; his sisters Tessa Fladung and Melissa Bickler; his brother Derek Theisen and countless aunts, uncles, cousins and numerous friends.
The family asked some special people to be pallbearers. They include Chris Brenner, Josh Pittman, Ken L. Brumley, Eric Stanislas and Mike's son Keanan Thane.