Alex Wayne Tuerk, age 29, passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at North Memorial Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was born on February 18, 1992, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, to Timothy Tuerk and Sarah Carli. Alex was the grandson of Michael and Maria Brown, Spooner, Wisconsin, and John and Rose Burke, Coon Rapids, Minnesota.
Alex graduated from Spooner High School. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping with family and friends. The thing he cherished most in life was the time he got to spend with his children.
Alex is survived by his children, Jamie L. Barney (2014), Tyren W. Tuerk (2015), Ronin W. Tuerk (2018) and Kingston K. Tuerk (2019); parents, Timothy Tuerk (Amie), Roseville, Minnesota, and Sarah Carli (Scott Sippel), New Richmond, Wisconsin; brother, Jonah Tuerk (Savanna); sisters, Christine Carli (Justin King), Melanie Carli, Mallory Tuerk, Olivia Tuerk; nieces, Brooklyn Vyskocil, Penelopie Tuerk; cousin; Justin Brown; aunts, Cathy Rawitzer (Mike), Christina Kocholek (John); and uncles, Gary Brown, Joshua Kuhn (Maria), Chris Tuerk (Sandra).
Alex is preceded in death by his grandfather, Gary Tuerk; grandmother, Ginny Tuerk; great-grandparents, Woodrow and Marie Brown.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. at Calvary Cemetery in Spooner, Wisconsin. Honorary bearers are Gary Brown, Justin Brown, Jonah Tuerk, Scott Sippel, and Justin King.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity.