HUNTLEY – Kenneth Earl Wallace, born in Neilsville, Wis., to Kenneth and Dorothy on Nov. 13, 1929, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. |
Beloved husband of Mary (nee) Gardner; father of Kevin (Laurie), Karen (Mike) Campagnolo and Kathleen (Dennis) Eakright; and grandfather of Justin (Michelle), Alyson, Ryan, Lauren, Ethan, Nicholas (Colleen), Sarahann (Matt), William, Carolyn and Robert.
He was preceded in death by three of his brothers, Robert, Ronald and Daniel; and is survived by three, Richard (Florence), Wallace (Carol) and Orin (Brenda); brother-in-law of Edward (Sue) Gardner; uncle of many.
Kenneth served in the United States Army in the Korean War.
His favorite pastimes were the Green Bay Packers, swimming, bowling, bingo and walking.
He worked for Walgreens for more than 30 years.
Visitation at Ahlgrim Funeral Home, 567 S. Spring Road, Elmhurst, from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25. Prayers will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at the funeral home going to Visitation Church, 779 S. York St., Elmhurst, for a 9:30 a.m. Mass. Interment will be in Elm Lawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials will be appreciated for St. Mary Catholic Church, 10307 Dundee Road, Huntley, IL 60142.
For information, call the funeral home at 630-834-3515 or www.ahlgrim.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Jan. 20, 2013