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Roland "Ron" Keith Wallace

July 4, 1934 ~ August 8, 2020 (age 86)


Roland “Ron” Keith Wallace, 86, passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at his residence in South Bend, IN. He was born on July 4, 1934 in Boone County, IN, to Clifford and Hazel (Gaddis) Wallace, both of whom preceded him in death.

On March 31, 1958 in Noblesville, IN, Ron married the former Dorothy Parr, who survives. In addition to his wife of 62 years, Ron is survived by his daughter, Cathy (Chris) Mayotte of Norwalk, CT; sons, Mark Wallace of Warrenville, IL, and Dr. David Wallace of Indianapolis, IN; grandchildren, Drew Wallace, John (Jane) Wallace, Reid Wallace, Lindsey Mayotte, Eric Wallace, and Daniel Wallace; sister, Roberta Huff; and brother, Larry Wallace. In addition to his parents, Ron was preceded in death by his sister, Dorthalee Irons, and his brother, Robert Wallace.

Ron was employed as a general manager at Redden Enterprises, retiring in 2004 after 35 years of service. Ron was a member of the Senior Health Insurance Program for 25 years, as well as a volunteer at the American Cancer Society. Ron served his country honorably in the United States Army. He was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church in Granger, IN.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00am on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at Sacred Heart Parish Center, 104 Sacred Heart Parish Center, Notre Dame, IN--located on St. Joseph Lake on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. Friends may visit with the family from 10:00-11:00am on Saturday at the parish prior to Mass. In keeping with current health and safety regulations, masks and social distancing will be required.

Private inurnment will take place at St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park in Granger, IN. Palmer Funeral Home—Hickey Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.

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August 15, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Parish Center
104 Sacred Heart Parish Center
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Mass of Christian Burial
August 15, 2020

11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Parish Center
104 Sacred Heart Parish Center
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Private Interment

St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park
375 W. Cleveland Road
Granger, IN 46530


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