Frederick "Larry" Wallace

Hale, Michigan
September 23, 1939 - June 25, 2018


Frederick's family will host a gathering Friday morning from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.

Service Location

Buresh Funeral Home, 121 South Washington, Hale, Michigan 48739


A memorial service celebrating Frederick's life will take place 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 29, 2018 at Buresh Funeral Home, 121 South Washington, Hale, Michigan 48739.

Obituary Notice

Frederick “Larry” Lawrence Wallace, 78, of Hale, Michigan passed away Monday morning, June 25, 2018 at Lakeview Manor in Tawas City, Michigan with family by his side.

He was born September 23, 1939 to the late John and Gladys M. (Denstedt) Wallace. He married the former Halley Elizabeth Hilts on June 27, 1959 and together they raised two daughters and two sons, Dianne, Leonard, Donna and Lee. Larry was a machinist for many years for Kneeland Industries and Sun Hydraulics. He was a member of Rods and Relics Car Club and a past member of the Hale School Board from 1974-1978. Larry enjoyed fishing, hunting, riding motorcycles, watching NASCAR racing, racing at Whittemore Speedway. Larry’s favorite thing was to spend time with his family and friends, telling stories, playing cards and laughing!

Larry is survived by his loving wife, Halley; children, Dianne (Terry) Allen of Hale, Michigan, Leonard (Kelley) Wallace of Fenton, Michigan, Donna (John) Richardson of Woodstock, Georgia, Lee Wallace of Honor, Michigan; grandchildren, Nicole (Jacob) Farrand of Hale, Michigan, Tyler (Courtney) Allen of Lansing, Michigan, Kyle (Marielle) Wallace of Westminster, Colorado, Megan Wallace of Wyoming, Michigan, Sara Richardson of Covington, Georgia, Darcy Richardson of Woodstock, Georgia; great-grandchildren, Aubrey Farrand, Brayden Farrand, Reece Allen; sisters, Marie (Richard) Kaiser of Glennie, Michigan, Mary Weaver of Hale, Michigan; brother, Donald (Linda) Wallace of Hartland, Michigan; many nieces, nephews and friends.

A celebration of life memorial service will take place 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 29, 2018 at Buresh Funeral Home, 121 South Washington Street, Hale, Michigan 48739. Rev. Melvin Leach will officiate. Family and friends will gather at the funeral home on Friday morning from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service beginning at 11:00 a.m. Online condolences may be made to the family at


So sorry for your family's loss.
— Audrey & Michael Larkin
Deepest condolences to Larry’s family.
— Marie Denstedt
My condolences to the family. Larry was a classmate through graduation.
— Ginger kuberra
Lee, Kevin and I are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you all
— Kevin and Hope Brege
Sorry for your loss. Keeping you in my prayers.
— David Sheppard
I am so sorry for your loss. Though the pain of losing someone so special to us is so real, we can take comfort in the fact that they will always live on in the wonderful memories that they have left us with. It is through these memories that we find they will always be with us. May your family take comfort in knowing this. Again, my deepest condolences.
— Robert J Williams
Larry was one of the friendliest and definitely funniest people that I have ever met! He was an amazing guy who will be dearly missed by all who knew him. I am so sorry for your family’s loss and my family and I will keep you in our prayers.
— Anna Townsend

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