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 Watis Mearl “Wally” Wallace

Watis Mearl “Wally” Wallace

Washington, Daviess County, Indiana, USA
Death 3 Jan 2007 (aged 87)
Aurora, Kane County, Illinois, USA
Burial Aurora, Kane County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 17305139 · View Source
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1919 - 2007

Watis "Wally" Mearl Wallace, 87, of Aurora, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2007 at Provena McAuley Manor. He was born November, 6, 1919 in Washington, IN. Wally was a member of St. Joseph Church, and served as a Eucharistic Minister. He belonged to the Recycled Teenagers Club. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus council # 736.

Wally was an Aurora resident since 1951. He retired from Barber-Greene in 1983 where he was employed as a machinist for over thirty one years. He also worked as the dairy manager at the Galena Street A & P. He was a member of the Tiger Club and the Lehnertz Ave. Association.

He is survived by wife, Kathryn (Brummel) Wallace; his three children, Joseph (Lauren) of Pullman, WA, Marcia Jean Shoppe of Clarkston, WA, Dr. James Neal (Jan) Wallace of Gadsden, AL; eight grandchildren; three great grandchildren; two sisters, Betty Belcher of Monroe City, IN, Ruth Francis of Indianapolis, IN; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Ursula (Arthur) Wallace; a sister, Edythe; three brothers, William Wallace, Arthur Wallace, Joseph Wallace; his first wife, Mary (Srachta) Wallace.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, January 6, 2007, at 12:30 AM from THE DALEIDEN MORTUARY to St. Joseph Church at 1:00 PM; Fr. Jerome Leake will officiate with interment at Marywood Cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday, January 5, 2007 from 3:00 pm until 8:00 PM with a Liturgical Wake Service at 4:30 PM at THE DALEIDEN MORTUARY, 220 N. Lake Street, Aurora, IL. 60506. (630) 631-5500.

Wally's last words were "God bless everyone".

In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Wally's name may be made to the St. Joseph School Endowment Fund.

Published in the Beacon News from 1/5/2007 - 1/6/2007.

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