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This is what we know so far about the five men killed in the Molson Coors shooting

Posted at 10:05 PM, Feb 27, 2020

Five men went to work at Molson Coors Wednesday and never made it home. Their friends and family are now dealing with their devastating loss and some are sharing about the men that were taken from them.

"They were husbands, they were fathers and they were friends. They were part of the fabric of our company and our community and we will miss them terribly," said Gavin Hattersley, CEO of Molson Coors.

Their names are:

  • Jesus Valle Jr., 33
  • Gennady "Gene" Levshetz, 61
  • Trevor Wetselaar, 33
  • Dana Walk, 57
  • Dale Hudson, 60

Molson Coors Mass Shooting: Additional Coverage

1) Dana Walk
According to the Kettle Moraine School District, 57-year-old Dana Walk was a 1981 graduate. The Kettle Moraine School District says Walk leaves a wife, a son, and two twin daughters. The district says "Dana and his wife watched their two girls graduate from Kettle Moraine High School in 2012."

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2) Dale Hudson
60-year-old Dale Hudson was honored by the IBEW union just over a year ago for 10 years of service at Molson Coors. Friends said he loved to golf and fish and was usually the first to participate in their annual ice fishing tournament.

"He was just a genuine guy. Just your regular, every day genuine guy. If you needed a hand with something he was always there. If you needed an ear, he was a good man," said Kim Thompson, a friend of the Hudson.

3) Jesus Valle Jr.
33-year-old Jesus Valle Jr. is a family man according to his brother. He said Jesus is loving and caring and leaves behind a family who is grieving for him.

4) Trevor Wetselaar
33-year-old Trevor Wetselaar was a University Of Wisconsin-Madison graduate.

The Chancellor Rebecca Blank said he earned his political science degree in 2009. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel said he leaves behind a wife and family.

Wetselaar served in the US Navy and served aboard the submarine USS Maryland.

5) Gennady "Gene" Levshetz
61-year-old Gene Levshetz's family issued this statement:

"The Levshetz family is devastated by the loss of their deeply loved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle. We appreciate the outpouring of support from friends and family and respectfully ask for privacy as we try to come to terms with this unimaginable loss."

His neighbor Martha Siegman said he has lived across the street from her for two decades. She says he was excited to be a grandfather.

"I can't believe he is not going to be coming home, pulling into that driveway," said Siegman.

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