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Wallace Bruce "Wally" Higgason
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Birth: Oct. 26, 1913
Iowa Falls
Hardin County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 1974
Emmetsburg
Palo Alto County
Iowa, USA

Obituary for Wallace Higgason from the West Bend Journal, March 28, 1974, page 1:

Funeral services for Wallace Higgason were held Saturday, March 23 at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, with Rev. Walter Sieck officiating, Schellhammer Funeral Home was in charge, with burial in the West Bend Cemetery.

Wallace Bruce Higgason, son of Walter and LaVera Higgason, was born on October 26, 1912 at Iowa Falls, Iowa. He moved with his parents to Eldora, Iowa as a small child where he grew up and was educated. In 1937 he moved to Algona, Iowa and in 1945 he moved to West Bend where he owned and operated the West Bend Auto Co.

On October 15, 1934 he was united in marriage to Annabelle Albright at Eldora, Iowa.

Wallace passed away last Wednesday evening, March 20, at the Palo Alto County Hospital in Emmetsburg, reaching the age of 61 years.

Surviving are his widow; one daughter, Mrs. Donald Hanselman of West Bend, and 5 grandchildren; four sisters, and two brothers, Orville and Max Higgason of Eldora, Iowa; Mrs. Francis Meyer of Los Angeles, California; Mrs. Dean Rash of Union, Iowa; Mrs. Howard Bitter of Iowa Falls, and Mrs. Betty Dix of New Providence, Iowa. He was preceded in death by one daughter, father, and 3 brothers.

He was a member of the Chamber of Commerce, West Bend, a member of Iowa Auto Dealers Assoc. and U.S. Old Timers Assoc., and served on Iowa Lakes Community College Board.

During the services Mr. David Fehr sang, "How Great Thou Art" and "Good Night and Good Morning" accompanist was Mrs. Robert Meyer. Honorary bearers were: Irvin Keene, George Faber, Delbert Lauver, William F. Weir, R. H. Plants, C.L. Girres, Lyle Runchey, Francis Ryan, Jens Pedersen and Dr. W.J. Morrison. Casket bearers were: Gilbert Schmidt, Paul Anliker, Ronald Girres, Richard Fish, Ray Egan, Alvin Pedersen. Floral committee was Mrs. Eddie Anliker and Mrs. George Thatcher.
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Owned a body shop in Algona and then a garage in West Bend, Iowa.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Walter Bruce Higgason (1884 - 1960)
  LaVera Mina Hammer Higgason (1890 - 1975)
 
 Spouse:
  Annabelle Albright Higgason (1914 - 1981)
 
 Children:
  Annalee Higgason (1935 - 1940)*
  Rita Rae Higgason Hanselman (1937 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hazel Avonelle Higgason Rash (1908 - 2004)*
  Frances Marian Higgason Lewis Mayer (1911 - 1984)*
  Wallace Bruce Higgason (1913 - 1974)
  Orville John Higgason (1914 - 1996)*
  Robert Max Higgason (1916 - 2007)*
  Vern Higgason (1918 - 1919)*
  Arlene Higgason Bitters (1921 - 2004)*
  William Dinsmore Higgason (1923 - 1970)*
  Ronald Higgason (1924 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Bend Cemetery
West Bend
Palo Alto County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Robert Fahey
Record added: Apr 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68031640
Wallace Bruce Wally Higgason
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Wallace Bruce Wally Higgason
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Wallace Bruce Wally Higgason
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