Wallace Stirling

Obituary of Wallace Stirling

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Wallace Stirling, 79, of Parkston, SD passed away at Avera  St. Benedict Hospital on May, 29, 2023.  Funeral mass will  be held Friday, June 2, 2023 at 10:30am. Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Parkston. Arrangements have been entrusted to Koehn Bros. Funeral Home in Parkston.

Wallace was born to Wallace and Frances (Gukeisen) Stirling on April 27, 1944. Wallace worked 40+ years for the Hutchinson County Highway Department where he quickly became a Foreman after starting. Wallace was proud of his family, shared a birthday with his Grandson Gavin, provided daily weather updates, was quick to help his neighbors 
and cared for his lawn and garden meticulously. He could often be found watching Gun Smoke while eating ice cream or baking his famous brownies. Wallace would always remind everyone to “Get home before dark.”

Those left to mourn his are his children, Wanda Stirling, Chad Stirling (special friend Allison York), Corey (Joy) Stirling, and Hilary Mayer (Scott Craig). Grandchildren include Kyla, Tanner, Amber, Austin, Hope, Ashton, and Gavin. Great Grandchildren Brielle and Carter. Wallace’s sisters, Phyllis Stirling (Bane) and Nancy Stenson (Stan), and brother Vinson.

He was proceeded in death by his parents; two infant brothers, brother Richard Stirling, and a nephew, Paul.      

A Memorial Tree was planted for Wallace
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Koehn Bros Funeral Home - Parkston
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1944 - 2023

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