3/5/1935 – 2/23/2014
Donald K. Wallace, age 78 of Fenwick, passed away on Sunday, February 23, 2014 at his home. He was born on March 5, 1935 in Baldwin, the son of Donald R. & Neva (Curtis) Wallace.
On February 6, 1954, Don was married to Joyce Anne Ehle and she survives in addition to their children, Earline & Jim Ebels of Stanton, Dawn & Bob Wesley of Sheridan, Robin & Curt McCoy of Lakeview, Donald M. Wallace of Lansing, Matthew K. Wallace of Fenwick, his grandchildren, Andrew P. & Tanya Sinclair, Jason & Tracy Sinclair, Adam Earnshaw, Jarred Earnshaw, Corey Ledin & Art Bristol, Walt & Tammy Ledin, Kellen & Megan Ledin, Alycia & Terry Doolittle, Liz & Ed Lingeman, Meridith McCoy, Matthew & Beth Reeves, Chace Reeves, Bethany Westervelt, 18 great grandchildren, two sisters, Lona & David King of Corning, California, Jackie & Bob Brown of Lansing, one brother, Dean Wallace of Tennessee, 2 sisters-in-law, Margaret & Gilbert Morris and Virginia Nisonger , brothers-in-law, Edward Ehle, Fred & Joyce Ehle, Bernard & Rosie Ehle, Gene & Rose Ehle and Milo & Molly Ehle. A special thank you is given to Suzanne Rasmussen for the exceptional care given over the years.
Don was preceded in death by his parents, 2 sisters, Lois Pierce & Glenadine Daniels and a brother, David Wallace.
A longtime resident of the Fenwick area, Don was a US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict serving from 1953-55, was a deacon at the Church of Christ, a former member of the Sheridan Fire Department and with over 20 years of service, he retired from the Montcalm Area Intermediate School District as the head mechanic & transportation supervisor.
Funeral services beginning at 11:00 AM will be held on Thursday, February 27th at the Simpson Family Funeral Home in Sheridan with Pastor Marty Ross officiating. Interment will be at the Evergreen Cemetery in Sheridan.
Visitation will also be at the funeral home on Thursday morning at 10 AM; one hour prior to the funeral service.
For those desiring to do so, the family has suggested memorial considerations can be made to either the Sheridan Fire Department or the Montcalm Area Career Center automotive program.