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Lorena Wallace

Published: Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 10:55 a.m. CST

WALNUT — Lorena K. Wallace, 84, of Walnut died on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at the Walnut Manor Nursing Home in Walnut.

She was born on Nov. 29, 1928, in New Bedford, the daughter of Alfred and Dollie (Johnston) Jensen. She was united in marriage to Marvin Wallace on March 14, 1948, in New Bedford. He preceded her in death on Nov. 17, 2001. She worked for Grennan and Harmon Elevator for many years and was an Avon Sales Represenative.

Lorena is survived by three sons, Jerry (Chris) Wallace of Champaign, Jim (Madolyn) Wallace of LaMoille, and Jeff (Sally) Wallace of Walnut; one daughter, Judy Patton of San Diego, Calif.; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one sister, Opal Smith of Lyndon; numerous nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Les Baumgartner of Walnut.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, one great-grandson, five brothers and one sister in infancy.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the First Christian Church in  Walnut with the Rev. Brian Moore, pastor officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded after the service. Burial of ashes will be in the Walnut Cemetery at a later date.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday at Garland Funeral Home in Walnut.

A memorial has been established in her memory to the First Chistian Church in Walnut and the Walnut Manor Nursing Home.

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