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Sally L. Wallace - 6311/16/1955 - 12/29/2018
Sally Louise Wallace, age 63, of Walnut, IL, passed away December 29, 2018 at Rock River Hospice after a battle with ovarian cancer. Sally was born on November 16, 1955, the daughter of Kenneth and Alice (Emmerson) Rodgers. She grew up west of Manlius playing on her grandpa Joe’s Osage Park located on the canal. She graduated from Manlius High School in 1974. She was united in marriage to Jeffrey Wallace on January 28, 1978 in Sheffield. Their wedding was delayed by one day due to the blizzard of 1978. She was the proud mother of four children. She enjoyed the country life, country music, country line dancing, drinking coffee, loved snowmen, her Dodge Intrepid & Charger, the annual Rodgers family Reunion, her Chihuahua Kenny & watching her grandchildren. She created Walnut’s slogan, “Where Community Pride Leads to Growth” that was used for many years. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Jeffrey Wallace of Walnut, her father Kenneth Rodgers of Sheffield, her brother David (Deb) Rodgers of Sheffield, three children: Danielle Wallace of Walnut, Suzy (Ben) Santella of Naperville, Darrell (Leslea) Wallace of Sterling, two grandchildren: Andrew and Emma Wallace of Sterling, and one son-in-law: James Sergeant Jr. of Dover-Foxcroft, Maine. She was preceded in death by her daughter Jessica Sergeant, her mother Alice Rodgers, her grandparents and her infant brother Joseph. A gathering of family and friends will be Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 2pm to 4pm at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut, with a Celebration of Life beginning at 4pm with Pastor Gary Brooks officiating. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established. Online condolences may be sent to www.garlandfuneralhome.com. View Sally L. Wallace's Guestbook
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