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Robert George Wallace

Discussion in 'WWII Obituaries' started by bigfun, May 4, 2015.

  1. bigfun

    bigfun Ace

    Oct 2, 2007
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    Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurtemburg, Germany
    A good friend of mine has passed away recently, below is his obit. I have known this man since I was a young boy, but only learned of his WWII service aboard USS North Carolina in the Pacific Theatre. Unfortunately I was unable to speak with him in depth about his service. I hope to learn more about him from his family and wife in the coming months.
    Rest in peace Mr. Wallace.

    [SIZE=16pt]LAKE ZURICH - Memorial visitation for Robert George Wallace, 91, begins Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. and the memorial service at 5:00 p.m. at Harvest Bible Chapel, 255 N. Quentin Road, Lake Zurich, IL, 60047. Robert was born August 10, 1923 in Chicago, and he entered Heaven Saturday, April 25, 2015. Bob was a U.S. Navy Veteran having served during WWII on the U.S.S. North Carolina for 5 years; his lifelong vocation was working for the family business at Economy Printers Products of Chicago, and he later retired from Tompkins Printing Company. He was a charter member of the church that is now Harvest Bible Chapel in Lake Zurich. Bob's life purpose was to glorify God. Beloved husband of Lucille S. Wallace (nee Sussland); loving father of Nancy (Paul) Dauenbaugh, David (Claudia) Wallace, Diane (Ryan) Heybeck, Kathy (Joe) Ours and Joanne (Billy) Kedge; loving grandfather of 15; loving great-grandfather of 25; dear son of the late Robert and Elinor (nee Kresin) Wallace; dear brother of the late Donald and James Wallace. [/SIZE]
  2. Skipper

    Skipper Kommodore

    Jun 6, 2006
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    May he rest in peace :poppy:
  3. TD-Tommy776

    TD-Tommy776 Man of Constant Sorrow

    Jun 3, 2011
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    The Land of 10,000 Loons
    Be at peace, Mr. Wallace. Thank you for your service. :S!

    Several years ago, I was in Wilmington, NC and had the pleasure of touring the USS North Carolina. If you have the opportunity, it's well worth it.

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