February 16, 1925 - October 28, 2019
Brodhead, WI -- Howard Edward Wallace, age 94, of Brodhead, passed away at his home on Monday, October 28, 2019. Howard was born on February 16, 1925, in Brodhead, the son of Henry and Ida (Doescher) Wallace. Howard worked at Hamburger Limited in Beloit, WI, until he went into the service in 1943. He was a Corporal in the Marines, and served in the South Pacific during World War II. He was honorably discharged on March 1946. Howard married Annie (Roenneburg) Pinnow on November 25, 1948, at Annie's sister Rosie's house. They were one month shy of their 70th anniversary when Annie died. Howard worked at Fairbanks in Beloit for 10 years, plastered with his father, built houses, and worked 20 years at Warner Brake. With his brother-in-law, Gene Pinnow, he bought, remodeled, and ran the hotel in Brodhead for 7 years. He was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, as well as the VFW.
Howard is survived by his five children: Stephen (Cindi) Wallace of Brodhead, Sharon (Steve) Fredendall of Janesville, Danny (Darlene) Wallace of Mineral Point, Tami Hycnar (Mike Hulbert) of Brodhead, and Timothy (Sherri) Wallace of Roanoke, IN; 12 grandchildren: Rachel Bartz, Danielle Woodward, Ryan Hycnar, Breanna Ferris, Chelsey Bawden, Jaclyn Halterman, and Joshua, Joel, Micah, Alex, Scott, and Dustin Wallace; and 19 great-grandchildren. Howard was preceded in death by his wife, Annie; his parents, Henry and Ida Wallace; four brothers: Marvin, Milo, Herbert, and Robert; two sisters, Elsie and Myrtle; a granddaughter, Stephanie Wallace; a son-in-law, Bob Hycnar; and a great grandson, Matthias Wallace.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, November 1, 2019 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Brodhead, with Rev. Peder Johanson officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood cemetery. A visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service, at the church. Everson Funeral Home is assisting the family.