2223 N. Mulford Road
Rockford, IL 61108
Born: Monday, September 13, 1920
Passed: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
3/24/2017 | 11:00 am -
First Evangelical Free Church
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3/24/2017 | 9:00 am - 10:45 am
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Dorothy M. Wallace, 96, of Rockford, passed away on March 15, 2017. Dorothy was born on September 13, 1920 in Des Plaines, IL, the daughter of Theodore B. and Ida Mae (Poyer) Gray. She graduated from Maine East High School in Park Ridge. Dorothy owned and managed Little Miss & Mr. Shop in Elk Grove Village, IL. She married William "Bud" Knowles on February 19, 1966 in Harvard, IL. He predeceased her in April of 1979. She later married John Wallace I on June 23, 1984 in Delavan, WI and he predeceased her in October of 2002. Dorothy was a resident of Fairhaven Christian Retirement Center for over 30 years and a member of First Free of Rockford.
Survivors include her children, John (Jackie) Wallace II of Scottsdale, AZ, Betty (Lee) Bergstedt of Northbrook, IL, Bruce (Sandy) Wallace of Crystal Lake, IL, Faith Reese of Rockford, IL, Thomas (Judy) Knowles of Park Ridge, IL, Peter (Judy) Knowles of Arlington Heights, IL, Christine( (Jim) Stevenson of Poplar Grove, IL; brother, Robert (June) Gray of Geneva, IL; grandchildren, Barbara (Tim) Noe, Jon (Cherie) Reese, Jennie (Steve) Manock, Laura (Norm) Waligora, Todd (Pam) Romeis, Corinne (Tony) Mazukelli, Sean (Hillary) Knowles, Becky(Rick) Greenbury, Eric Knowles, Emily (Josh) Grumble, James (Debbi) Stevenson, Jason (Melissa Graf) Stevenson, Joshua (Debbie) Stevenson, Jennifer (Jon) Lauriat, Jodi (Mark) Malenfant, John (Sandy) Wallace III, Karin Bergstedt, Randy (Heather) Bergstedt, Todd (Erin) Wallace, and Rob Wallace; great-grandchildren, Abbie, Nate, Faith, Grace, Paul, Kayla, Jeremiah, Daniel, Josh, Caroline, Sam, Christian, Evelyn, Kate, Lincoln, Rebecca, Haley, Brenna, Willa, Bodhi, Joshua, Eleanor, Ruth, Abraham, Leon, Kayla, Alexis, Gregory, Taylor, Jessica, Colton, Haylee, Jordon, Jacob, Riley, and Raegan; great-great-grandchildren, Killian, Cecily, and John. Predeceased by Theodore Gray, Ida Gray, Charles Gray, Ruth (Gray) Ahrens, Lois (Gray) Boeck and Cornelia A. (Knowles) Romeis.
Services will be at 11:00 am, Friday, March 24, 2017 at First Evangelical Free Church, 2223 N. Mulford Rd., Rockford with Rev. Chuck Rife & Rolf Eglund officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service from 9:00 - 10:45 am at the church. Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army Rockford Temple Corps, 500 S. Rockford Ave., Rockford, IL 61104 or Rockford Rescue Mission, 715 W. State St., Rockford, IL 61102. Arrangements by Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd. To share a memory or send an online condolence, visit olsonfh.com