Wallace (1923 - 2008)
Surnames: Cloud, Terras, Barker, Miller, Dunn, Burk, Cronknight, Penni
----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Wednesday, 10 Dec. 2008
Cloud, Wallace (15 May 1923 - 8 Dec. 2008)
UNITY -- Wallace "Wally" Cloud, 85, of Unity passed away in his sleep, Monday, Dec. 8, 2008, in Madison at his daughter's home.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Spencer. The Rev. Rebekah Terras will officiate. Military honors will follow the service. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Kingsport, Tenn.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church. The Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home, Spencer, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Wally was born May 15, 1923, in Kingsport, Tenn., the son of Oscar and Margaret (Barker) Cloud. He attended school in Kingsport. Following his education, Wally joined the U.S. Army and served during World War II. He was stationed in Europe and Iceland.
On May 20, 1946, in Gate City, Va., Wally was united in marriage to the former Cly Ellen Miller. The couple recently celebrated 62 years of married life.
Wally was employed at the Kingsport Press until moving to Wisconsin in 1963. He retired from Pathfinder Homes of Spencer in 1977.
Wally loved animals. He always owned at least one dog. He held on to every car he owned. He also enjoyed gardening, especially his strawberry and blueberry patches. He videotaped his family and children through the years.
He is lovingly survived by his wife Cly Ellen Cloud, Unity; a daughter, Glenna BurkCloud (Terry Burk), Madison; one son, Randy (Dianne) Cloud, Unity; grandchildren, Tori (Eric) Cronkright and Anthony (Penni) Cloud and Brian Burk; as well as great-grandchildren, Ethan and Bridget Cloud. One sister, Edith Cloud, and a sister-in-law, Ruby Cloud, both of Kingsport, Tenn., further survive Wallace.
A son, Teddy Cloud, one sister, Elinor Dunn, and a brother, Frank Cloud, preceded Wally in death. Those wishing to make an expression of sympathy in Mr. Cloud's name are encouraged to do so to your local humane society in lieu of flowers.
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