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Obituary: Robert W. Wallace

December 16, 1946 – February 16, 2022

information provided by Smits Funeral Home

Robert W. WallaceRobert W. Wallace, age 75, of Calumet City, IL, passed away peacefully Wednesday, February 16, 2022. Loving husband of Bettie Carroll-Wallace. Father of Cassandra Lonzo. Step-father of Franzina, Angela, Lee and William. Step-grandfather of several grandchildren. Brother of Mary P. Wallace and Edward “Ned” L. (Mary) Wallace. Uncle of nieces and nephews. Also survived by many sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. Preceded in death by his parents Robert and Ruth Wallace.

Visitation Wednesday, February 23, 2022, from 3 – 8 p.m. at Smits, DeYoung-Vroegh Funeral Home James E. Janusz Director 649 E. 162nd Street, South Holland, IL. Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, February 24, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. Directly at Christ Our Savior Catholic Church 880 E. 154th Street, South Holland, IL, with Rev. Gosbert officiating. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery – Elwood, IL. Robert graduated from Northwestern University School of Law. He served in the United States Active Guard Reserves for over 32 years.

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