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KEWANEE – Wanda Lee Wallace, 86, of rural Kewanee, died at 10:43 a.m., Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf, IA peacefully surrounded by love.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, May 6 at Rux Funeral Home in Kewanee. Deacon Terese TouVelle will officiate. Visitation will be held from noon until the time of the services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens in rural Kewanee. Memorials may be directed to the Henry County Senior Citizens Center or to Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf, IA.
She was born December 23, 1931 in Kewanee, the daughter of Orville and Ruth “Grace” (Cook) Stevenson. She married Eugene “Gene” Wallace on June 20, 1954 in Kewanee. Survivors include her husband of rural Kewanee, a son, Randy (Gayle) Wallace of LeClaire, IA, a brother, Dale “Butch” (Bev) Williams of Kewanee, half-sister, Clarine Stevenson of Kewanee, three grandchildren, Michael (Amanda) Wallace, Mark (Melissa) Wallace and Blake Wallace and four great grandchildren; Braden, Jameson, Aaron and Sloane. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Gary Wallace, a brother, William O. Stevenson Jr. and a half-sister, Yvonne Barton.
Wanda attended Kewanee High School and had worked as a clerk for Kewanee Headware and had worked for Antique Trader Publications but she primarily helped operate the family farm. She was of the Christian faith and especially enjoyed her grandchildren and great grandchildren and following their activities.