Baldry, Wallace H.|
Wallace H. Baldry, age 99 of Oshkosh, passed away on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Oakwood Manor in Oshkosh. He was born on March 13, 1915 in Stanley, WI to the late Earl and Mildred (Hess) Baldry. He married Lorraine Butt on March 3, 1945 in Oshkosh.
Wallace proudly served his country in the 1st infantry division in the United States Army during WWII from January 1942 until September 1945. After he departed from the military he worked for the Winnebago County Highway Department as a part of the road crew and later became the foreman in the mechanic shop.
He was a long time member of Peace Lutheran Church in Oshkosh.
Wallace is survived by two sons, Terry (Missy) Baldry of Waupaca, WI and Dennis Baldry of Oshkosh, WI; four grandchildren, Sarah (Brandon) Blashe, Meghan (Eric) Brehmer, Kevin, and Brady; five great-grandchildren, Wyatt, Mya, Sydney, Elyse, and Emery.
He is further survived by nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Darwin and Wesley Baldry; sisters, Mildred Godwin, Laurel Schmude, and Hazel Chamberlain.
A funeral service will be held for Wallace at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Konrad-Behlman Funeral Homes- Westside with Rev. John Worzala-Dumke officiating.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.
Interment and full military honors will take place at Peace Lutheran Cemetery following the service.
Wallace's family would like to send a huge thank you to the staff at Oakwood Manor and Heartland Hospice for all the love and care they provided for Wallace.
Published in Oshkosh Northwestern on Apr. 29, 2014