David C. Wallace
David C. Wallace, 84, of Rib Lake, WI, passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2020 at his home, under the care of Hope Hospice and his loving family.
A Funeral Service for David will take place at 11:00 AM on Saturday June 13, 2020 at River of Hope Church in Medford, WI, with Pastor Josh Kohl officiating. Burial will follow at Medford Evergreen Cemetery II. Visitation will take place on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at River of Hope Church from 9:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00 AM.
David was born in Burlington, Iowa to Bernard and Nellie (Higgins) Wallace on August 20, 1935. He grew up in Wapello, Iowa. He attended Wapello schools. He lived with his grandmother, Ida Mae Wallace. He served in the US Army. He married Virginia Sugden on November 4, 1961; she survives. He worked at Zelaski Muck Farms in Lake Mills. He drove truck for over 35 years. After retirement, he delivered for Meals on Wheels and was also a campground host. In his spare time he liked to fish, hunt, and go camping. He enjoyed family get togethers, time with his pets, and wild life. He attended Rib Lake Methodist Church.
David is survived by his wife, of 58 years, Virginia. Together they had 5 children, Nicole (Frank) Buelow of Rib Lake, Neena (Clayton) Szydel of Medford, Ray (Sherry) Wallace of Racine, Rodney (Carol) of Merrill, and Michael (Libby) of Menomonie; 12 grandchildren, Crystal, Sarah, Justin, Joshua, Lacey, Ethan, Erin, David, Kat, Cassie, Melissa, and Sydnee; 16 great-grandchildren. He had 4 children from a previous marriage, Dawn of Iowa, Jody of Iowa, Debbie “Davetta” Hedgers of Missouri, and Sherry Duval of Connecticut and their children. He is further survived by sister-in-law Odessa Gaugert, brother-in-law William Sugden, brother-in-law, David Oemig. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. David was preceded in death by his parents, his parents-in-law, granddaughter, Jennifer Wallace, and sister-in-law, Janice Oemig.
Hemer Funeral Home of Medford and Rib Lake have been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com