|Frank T. Wallace, Jr., 93, of Coldbrook died at 11:56 a.m. on Sunday August 7, 2011 at Rosewood Care Center, Galesburg with his family at his side.
Frank was born on August 7, 1918 in Coldbrook, the son of Frank T. and Helen (Lucas) Wallace. He married Maridelle Wolf on January 15, 1946 in Knoxville. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Maridelle; one son, Wayne T. (Linda) Wallace of Coldbrook; and two daughters, Nancy A. (David) Wilson of Galesburg and Carol J. (Roger) Setterdahl of North Henderson. He is also survived by his six grandchildren, Natalie Casey, Whitney Wallace, Scott Wilson, Diane Miller, Julie Shepherd, and Lance Setterdahl; nine great grandchildren; and six nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters, Nanthea Keller, Paula Lou Johnson, and Elsara Miles.
Frank farmed in Coldbrook his entire life. He was a member of the Coldbrook Christian Church where he was a past elder, trustee and board member. He was a member of the Whatsoever Class and had been a 4-H leader for many years. He was a board member of the Warren County Farm Bureau, a member of the American Angus Association, and the Quarter Horse Association.
Frank farmed and raised cattle with his father and later his son on the family farm at Coldbrook. His loves were that of his wife Maridelle of 65 years, his children and grandchildren, and his church and church community. He will be remembered for his wit and laughter, his practical and hard working nature, and his desire to live each day to the fullest.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday August 9, 2011 at Watson Funeral Home, Galesburg. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Wednesday August 10, 2011 at Coldbrook Christian Church, Coldbrook with Rev. Craig Robertson officiating. Burial will follow in Mosher Cemetery, Rural Coldbrook. Memorials may be made to the Coldbrook Christian Church.