Lou Anne Wallace, a beloved member of the Haslett community and a dedicated veteran, peacefully passed away at her home on February 6, 2024, at the age of 92, surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services, and military honors, will be held at 11 AM Monday, February 12, 2024, at Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center 6063 Fenton Rd. Grand Blanc. Interment to follow at New Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2-8 PM Sunday, February 11, 2024, with a rosary at 4 PM, and 10 AM Monday until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Lou Anne was born February 7, 1931, in Flint, Michigan the daughter of the late Wilfred E. Wallace of Baldwin, Michigan and Marguerite L. (Wiesen) Wallace of Rockland, Michigan.. She attended St. Michael's High School and graduated in 1949 before serving our country with the United States Air Force from 1950 - 1953 as a Staff Sergeant and being awarded the National Defense Service Medal while also participating in volleyball, softball, and basketball. After being honorably discharged from the Air Force, Lou Anne attended Ferris State Institute in Big Rapids, Michigan where she graduated in 1958 with a Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy. She retired from Michigan State University in 1990 after 25 years as a staff pharmacist. Lou Anne had a diverse range of interests and passions. She delighted in playing the accordion, a talent she discovered at the age of 11. She also enjoyed tennis, golfing, attending MSU sporting events, and cross-country skiing. Her cherished moments were often spent at her cabin on Horse Head Lake in Mecosta, Michigan, where she spent time with family and friends.
She is survived by many nieces and nephews and preceded in death by her parents; sister, Lucille V. Graczyk; brothers, Don G. Wallace, and James E. Wallace; dear friends, Patricia A. Morehouse, and Lois DeYoung.
The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude for the outpouring of love and support during this difficult time. Lou Anne will be deeply missed by all who knew her, but her memory will continue to live on in the hearts of those she touched.
Online condolences and tributes may be shared on Lou Anne's obituary page at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com