William Loyd Wallace was born in Clay Township, Harrison County, Iowa, 2 December 1860 and died at his home north west of Modale, Iowa 5 June 1914 aged 53 years, 6 months and 3 days.
He was married to Miss Kate Davis, also a resident of Harrison County on 9 November 1883. To this union there were born four children; three girls; Mrs. James Yutesler of Modale, Iowa; Mrs. Kelly Vittitoe of Woonsockt, south Dakota and Susie who resides at home, and one boy, William Howard who also resides at home.
Mr. Wallace lived his entire live in clay township. He was the oldest of a family of nine children of which five brothers survive him, namely, Frank, and Emory of Desota, Nebraska, James, George and Bruce of Mondamin.
The funeral services were held at the home last Sunday morning and were in charge of the Mondamin I.O.O.F lodge of which he was a member. Rev. Findley of Modale M. E. church preached the funeral sermon. The body was laid to rest in the cemetery at Calhoun. The bereaved members of the family have the sympathy of the entire community in this great trial.