Virginia Wallace


Virginia L. Wallace, 83, of Watseka, IL and formerly of Sheldon, IL passed away August 21, 2010 at Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka, IL.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at the Sheldon United Methodist Church. Rev. Paul Copeland will officiate. Burial will be in the Sheldon Cemetery.

Visitation will be 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon, IL and 1 hour prior to the service at the church.

Mrs. Wallace was born on April 9, 1927 in Iroquois, IL, a daughter of Royal and Pearl Ristow Darling. She married Rev. Wesley J. Wallace on September 29, 1946 in Sheldon, IL. He preceded her in death on November 20, 1990.

Surviving are two sons, James (Cecelia) Wallace of Haines City, FL and Scott (Leah) Wallace of Chicago, IL, one daughter, Kathy (James) Voegele of Cincinnati, OH, one sister, Doris (Reese) Bowton of Watseka, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two grandchildren.

Mrs. Wallace was a member of the Sheldon United Methodist Church and Sheldon Grandmothers Club.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.

Expressions of sympathy can be sent to daughter Kathy Voegele 11486 Kemperknoll Lane, Cinceinnatie Ohio 45249.