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Gary H. Wallace

Battle Creek

Gary H. Wallace (CAPT, USAF RET), 79 of Battle Creek, passed away on the 4th of July, 2015 at home.

He was born February 25, 1936 in Battle Creek to Hugh and Frona (Bidlack) Wallace. Gary graduated from Hastings High School in 1954.  He held degrees from University of Southern Mississippi, San Jose State University, and University of Southern Illinois.  Gary served in the United States Air Force retiring in 1978. He was president of East Anchorage Rotary Club, and a member of PTA, Little League and an avid Boy Scout volunteer.

 He was married to Mary Ellen (McKeeby) Wallace for 45 years.  Gary is survived by two children, Karen Wallace of Anchorage, Alaska, and David and Christa Wallace of Chugiak, Alaska; two grandchildren, Margaret and Ellen Wallace; brother, David (Phyllis Wolfe) Wallace of Rockville, Maryland.   He was preceded in death by his parents.

The family will receive friends from 1 until 3:00 p.m. Saturday, July 11, 2015 at Shaw Funeral Home, Battle Creek where a service will take place at 3:00 p.m.  Burial with full honors will take place at a later date at Punchbowl National Cemetery, Honolulu, Hawaii.  Family is requesting donations be made to Great Alaska Council (Boy Scouts), 3117 Patterson Street, Anchorage, AK 99504.

The family is being served by Shaw Funeral Home, Battle Creek.



Published in Battle Creek Enquirer from July 9 to July 11, 2015
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