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Larry Wallace, 70 - February 11, 2016

Larry D. “Wally” Wallace, 70, retired Nebraska State Patrol Sergeant of Gering, formerly of Gothenburg, passed away Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, at his home.
A memorial service was conducted on Monday, Feb. 15, at Monument Bible Church in Scottsbluff with the Rev. Daniel Kachikis officiating.
Wallace was born June 9, 1945, at Alliance to H.A. Wallace and Marjorie (Gould) Osborn.
He attended scho­ol at Alliance and graduated from Alliance High School with the Class of 1963.
On May 7, 1967, he was united in marriage to Pat Darveau at Alliance. The couple resided at Alliance, Gothenburg, Bridgeport and Gering.
Wallace served with the Nebraska National Guard from 1963 to 1969, and began his law enforcement career with the Scottsbluff Police Department.
He joined the Nebraska State Patrol in 1967 and resigned in 1971. He then rejoined in 1973, being their first rehire and retired in 1998.
Wallace had served on three fire departments in Gothenburg, Alliance and Bridgeport as an EMT. He also served as the Western EMS coordinator with HHS for 11 years.
?He was preceded in death by: his parents, H.A. Wallace and Marjorie; a brother, Ronald Osborn.
?Survivors include: his wife, Pat of Gering; his daughter, Sue (Mike) Phillips; sons—Jeff (Teresa) Wallace and Travis (Mistie) Wallace; eight grandsons—Kyle (Morgan) Wallace, Derek (Brittli) Wallace, Brady Wallace, Tyler (Cailey) Wallace, Justin Wallace, Brandon Wallace and Jared and Jace Phillips; a great-grandson, Korbin Wallace; sister, Marjean (Bud) Garrett; special nephew, Sherman Osborn; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.