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Richard Wallace

November 16, 1948 — November 8, 2022

Richard (Dick) Wallace, 73, passed away on November 8, 2022, in American Fork, Utah.

Richard was born November 16, 1948 in Portland, Oregon to Richard Herman Wallace and Grace Eleanor Martin.

Richard married Janice Evelyn Thompson on January 10, 1970 in Portland, Oregon. Together they raised a loving family. Richard was an avid fan of the Oakland Athletics baseball organization. He shared his "love of the game" by umpiring baseball for many years. He was drafted in 1968 and served as a United States Marine at Camp Pendleton, California. Richard worked for Kinder Morgan at the Willbridge Plant in Portland, Oregon for over 40 years.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife Janice; their children Robert (Pamela) Wallace and Amanda (Michael) Kriechbaum; three granddaughters Mikayla and Megan Kriechbaum, and Lisa Emmons (Ryan Peart); one great-granddaughter Alathea Peart; his sister Kathi (Stan) James, brother Howard Smith, brother-in-law Denny Lien, and a loving extended family.

Richard is preceded in death by his parents Richard Herman Wallace and Grace Eleanor Wallace, his brother Mark Smith, and his sister Sandra Lien.

A Memorial Service for Richard Wallace will be held in Utah on Friday, November 11th at 3:30 PM at the Anderson & Sons Mortuary Lone Peak Chapel, located at 6141 West 11000 North, Highland, Utah.

Richard will be interred on Thursday, November 17 at 11:00 AM at Willamette National Cemetery, 11800 SE Mt Scott Blvd, Portland, Oregon. A Celebration of Life will be held that same day at 1pm at the Tumwater Ballroom, 211 Tumwater Drive, Oregon City, Oregon.

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Memorial Service

Friday, November 11, 2022

Starts at 3:30 pm (Mountain time)

Anderson & Sons Lone Peak Chapel

6141 W 11000 N, Highland, UT 84003

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