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Mark Wallace

November 18, 1951 — October 20, 2020

Private services will be held for Mark Wallace, age 68, of Milford.

Mark Wallace was born on November 8, 1951 in Spencer, Iowa. He was the oldest son of Herbert L. Wallace and Carole Ann Wallace (Nelson). Mark graduated from Milford Community High School in 1970. He farmed northwest of Milford and worked at Plagman TV.  He later attained a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Buena Vista College.

Mark was a talented guitar player having learned primarily by ear. He could listen and then play all types of music. He had a band that performed around Northwest Iowa. Mark worked as a hearing aid repair technician at Nelson Hearing Aid Service in Spencer, Iowa and later owned and operated Advance Hearing Aid Service in Spencer, Iowa.

Mark married Cherie Roslansky of Lake Park, Iowa in December 1990 and was later divorced. Mark was interested in mechanics, music, electricity and restoring antique farm equipment and vehicles. He restored antique John Deere and Farmall tractors for many years.

In his last few years Mark suffered from multiple health conditions and passed away on October 20th, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents Cecil and Mary Wallace and Ralph and Martha Nelson.

Mark is survived by his brothers Brad Wallace and Mike (Loraine) Wallace of Johnston, Iowa; uncle David (Julie) Nelson of Ruthven, Iowa; aunts Bonnie Brown of Mount Vernon, Washington and Shirley Wallace of Ocheyedan, Iowa; cousins Laura (David Burdekin) Brown of Frederick, Colorado, Jewel (Mark) Garms of Roundlake, Minnesota, Deb Olson of Terril, Iowa, Doug Willison of Milford, Iowa, Dana (John) Metcalf of Dickens, Iowa, Jim Humphrey of Lancaster, California, Steve Wallace, Judy (John) Naber of Ruthven, Iowa, Sarah (Marland) Gilbert of St Paul, Minnesota, Catherine (Chris) Grange of Spencer, Iowa, Paul (Heather) Nelson of  Armstong, Iowa; nieces Michelle (Lee) Yocum of Alexandria, Virginia, Ellie and Anne Wallace of Johnston, Iowa; nephew Chase (fiancé Gretchen) Wallace of Seattle, Washington; and several other relatives and friends.
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