Age 82 of Geneseo, Ill. and Euclid native, died July 7. The funeral is July 11.

Name: William Leo Wallace

Age: 82

Address: Geneseo, Ill.

Date & Place of Death:  Saturday – July 7, 2012 at Trinity Rock Island, Ill.

Date & Place of Service: 10:30 am Wednesday, July 11 at Our Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Colona, Ill.

Visitation: 5-8 pm Tuesday, July 10 at Schroder Mortuary in Colona

Burial: Rock Island National Cemetery

Memorials: to the family

Date & Place of Birth: March 25, 1930 in Euclid, Minn.

Parents: Earl and Florence Allen Wallace

Military Service: U.S. Army

Marriage: Loris JoAnn Mossmen December 17, 1949 in Greenup, Ky.  She passed away June 29, 2005

Occupation:  He was a retired maintenance worker at the old Plow Planter Works – John Deere

Membership/hobbies:  He loved to travel and fish. He especially loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors: Sons Bill (Mary Kay) of Silvis, Ill. and Gary (Pamela) of Jackson, Tenn.; 7 Grandchildren; 3 Great Grandchildren; Sister Wanda Stroot, Minnesota; Brothers Sonny (Sheri) Wallace, Kenneth (Corky) Wallace and Jimmy (Mary) Wallace, all of Minnesota

Preceded in Death by: Parents and his wife

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