Wallace (Wally) P. Houle, age 82, of Elk River, passed away peacefully Dec. 22, 2013.
Born 9/19/1931, to Leopold “Paul” J. and Eva (Demarais) Houle in Tilden Township, Polk County, MN. Proud graduate of Lafayette High School, class of ‘49, Red Lake Falls, MN.
Survived by wife of 59 1/2 years, Peg Morinville Houle; children, Paula Hayes (Tim), Greg (Dalona), Dave (Julie), Phil (Cookie Todd), Charlie (Stacey) and Theresa Zerwas (Gene); 14 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. Also survived by siblings Muggs (Seifert), Joyce (Marier), Danny, LeRoy and Gene (Kathy); in-laws Marlene Houle, Pat Hince, Jeanne Dufault, Jerry (Judy) Morinville, Mike (Bonnie) Morinville; and many more relatives and dear friends.
Preceded in death by his parents and brother, Rayoume.
Retired owner of Houle Oil and Tally Ho Cafe. Veteran of US Navy. Long time member of St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, Elk River Golf Club, American Legion, KC’s, and Lion’s Club. Loved fishing, hunting, golf, playing cards and having “Beer 30”, but most important to him has always been his wife and family.
Special thanks for the outstanding care at Guardian Angels Care Center and Hospice.
Memorial Mass on Tuesday, January 21 at 12:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church. Visitation 2 hours prior, also at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the family.
Dare’s Funeral Home, 763-441-1212, or www.dares funeralhome.com.