Gov. Walker's father-in-law dies over weekend

Published On: Apr 01 2013 02:24:50 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 01 2013 02:25:02 PM CDT
MADISON, Wis. -

Gov. Scott Walker says his father-in-law died over the weekend.

He tweeted, "My father-in-law Tony passed away today with his family by his side. Thanks to all who visited him over the past few months."

Tony Tarantino was the father of Tonette Walker, the governor's wife.

Walker's spokesman, Cullen Werwie, said Monday there were no plans for a further statement beyond the tweet.