Mother Of WTMJ's Sykes Dies In Fire
May 2, 2007 at 5:45 AM (PT)
Condolences to JOURNAL WTMJ-A/MILWAUKEE morning host CHARLIE SYKES on the death of his mother, KATHERINE "KAY" SYKES, in a condo fire at her home in MEQUON, WI. Mrs. SYKES was 87.
WTMJ has released a statement confirming the passing and adding, "KAY SYKES was a warm, intelligent, and generous woman who took great pride in her son’s work as a writer and broadcaster. She delighted in her three grandchildren and was very proud of their academic, athletic, and artistic achievements. She loved books, music, and nature. She lived a full life, and her family and friends will deeply miss her. CHARLIE wishes to thank his listeners for their thoughts and prayers at this difficult time."