Feb. 5, 1926 - Feb. 26, 2009
BENKELMAN -- Elaine Winnifred Wilson Wallace, 83, died Thursday (Feb. 26, 2009) at Dundy County Hospital in Benkelman.
She was born in Parks, Feb. 5, 1926. She married Merle Warren Wallace on Dec. 1, 1945 in St. Francis. After moving to California for a brief time, she and her husband returned to Benkelman to raise their family.
She was a lifelong member of the First United Presbyterian Church in Benkelman and a member of the church choir.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Francis Wilson, Erma Viola Brown Wilson Waterman, and Frederick Adolph Waterman; her loving husband, Merle Warren Wallace and one great-grandson, Marc.
Survivors include her sons, Barry Wallace and wife, June of Sidney and Kelly Wallace and wife, Sue of Mansfield, Texas; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were today at Forch Funeral Chapel in Benkelman with Marcine Farmer, PMA, officiating. Interment followed services at the Benkelman Cemetery.
The family requests that memorials be given in her name to the First United Presbyterian Church in Benkelman.
Arrangements are under the direction of Forch Funeral Chapel of Benkelman.