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Gary W. Wallace, 74, of Rockford, IL, passed away on May 10, 2018. He was born on March 9, 1944 in Loves Park, IL, the son of Gerald H. and Juanita (Whitford) Wallace. Gary served in the United States Navy. He married Alice M. Peterson on December 4, 1965 in Rockford. Gary worked for Commonwealth Edison as a crew leader for 33 years. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. He enjoyed swimming at the Millennium Center, was active with Boy Scouts of America, enjoyed creating leather crafts and was a member of the I.O.F.
Survivors include his wife, Alice; children, Mark (Shannon) Wallace and Melissa (Aaron) Stein; grandchildren, Bryson and Garrett Wallace, and Makayla and Mason Stein. Gary was the oldest of four children, Marcia (Laverne) Johnson, Jill (Jim) Atchison, and Brian (Kelly) Wallace. Predeceased by his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Olson North Main Chapel, 2811 N Main St.,Rockford, with Rev. Dr. Michael Thomas officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. in the Chapel. Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery.

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  1. Carla Schwartzlow

    So sorry Alice. You are in my prayers.❤️

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