Delores M. Wallace, 83, of Geneseo, died Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, at her home. A funeral service celebrating her life was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13 at Vandemore Funeral Homes & Crematory, in Geneseo. Chaplin Todd Smith officiated. Burial followed at Oakwood Cemetery, in Geneseo. A visitation was from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12 at the funeral home. Memorials may be left to the Geneseo Humane Society.

Delores M. Wallace, 83, of Geneseo, died Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, at her home. A funeral service celebrating her life was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13 at Vandemore Funeral Homes & Crematory, in Geneseo. Chaplin Todd Smith officiated. Burial followed at Oakwood Cemetery, in Geneseo. A visitation was from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12 at the funeral home. Memorials may be left to the Geneseo Humane Society.

Delores was born Jan. 22, 1933, in Kewanee, the daughter of Clarence and May (Hayes) Krause. She was united in marriage to Henry L. Wallace on Aug. 26, 1951, in Kewanee. He preceded her in death in 1996. Delores enjoyed her pets. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by her daughters, Sherry Day, of San Diego, Calif.; Linda Bos, of Danville, Va.; and Penny Irish, of Geneseo; son, Jeff (Carla) Wallace, of Moline; grandchildren, Jamie and Benjamin Emmerson; Kevin and Michael Wallace; and Seth, Jacob and Wyatt Irish; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, one sister, and one brother.