Wallace Vis, 87, of Waupun, died Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Crossroads Care Center in Mayville.
Wally was born March 22, 1929 in Dodge County, WI the son of Henry and Hermina Ruesink Vis.
Wally enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in the Korean War and moved up the ranks and became a sergeant. Upon returning home he married Evelyn Dahlke on February 7, 1959. The couple resided and farmed in Waupun all their married lives. Wally took pride in his farming abilities. He was known for always having a smile on his face.
Wally is survived by eight children: Valerie (Dan) Dolgner of Waupun, Danny (Faye) Vis of New Richmond, Darrell (Brenda) Vis of Markesan, Darlene (Douglas) Dolgner of Waupun, Darwin Vis of Alto, Douglas (Deb) Vis of Beaver Dam, Teresa (Carl) Luedke of Rosendale, and Dale Vis of Waupun; 16 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Wally was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn, in 1990; three brothers; and two sisters.
Friends and relatives may call on the family on Saturday at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until the time of service.
Funeral services for Wallace Vis will be held Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun at 11 a.m. with Deanna Respalje officiating. American Legion Post 210 of Waupun will perform military honors.
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