Joseph Wayne “Skip” Walkenhauer, 49, of Yakima died Wednesday at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Walkenhauer was born in Yakima. He was a chemical dependency counselor and part owner of Walkenhauer and Walkenhauer Inc.

Survivors include a son, Erich Walkenhauer; a daughter, Sunni Jo Walkenhauer, both of Eureka, Calif.; his mother, Marilyn Wright of Yakima; his father, Joseph Walkenhauer; a sister, Hollie Hartinger, both of Selah; a brother, Robert Walkenahuer of Eureka, Calif.; and four grandchildren.

Celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church. Arrangements are by Brookside Funeral Home and Crematory, Yakima.