Obit: Cloud, Wallace "Wally" #2 (1923 - 2008)
Contact: R. Lipprandt
Surnames: Baker, Burk, Burk-Cloud, Cloud, Dunn, Miller, Terras
----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., WI), Wednesday, December 3, 2008, Online Edition
Cloud, Wallace "Wally" (May 15, 1923 - December 8, 2008)
Wallace "Wally" Cloud, 85, Unity passed away in his sleep, Monday December 8, 2008 in Madison at his daughter’s home.
Wally was born May 15, 1923 in Kingsport, Tennessee the son of Oscar and Margaret (Barker) Cloud. He attended school in Kingsport. Following his education, Wally joined the US Army and served during WWII. He was stationed in Europe and Iceland. On May 20, 1946 in Gate City, Virginia, 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 video taped 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; and one son, Randy (Dianne) Cloud, Unity; grandchildren, Tori and Anthony 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, TN further survive Wallace.
A son, Teddy Cloud; one sister, Elinor Dunn; and a brother, Frank Cloud preceded Wally in death.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday Dec. 11, at St John’s Lutheran Church, Spencer. The Rev Rebekah Terras presided. Military honors followed the service. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Kingsport, Tennessee.
The Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home, Spencer is assisting the family with arrangements. 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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