Obituary: Wallace Park

A funeral Mass for Wallace Brooks Park, 87, a lifelong Gardnerville resident, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Gall Catholic Church in Gardnerville.

Visitation will be at 6 p.m. Sunday at St. Gall's Catholic Church with a Rosary at 7 p.m. Sunday.

Mr. Park died Jan. 27, 2000, at Carson-Tahoe Hospital. He was born Aug. 31, 1912, in San Francisco, Calif., to Wallace and Margaret Hickey Park.

Mr. Park loved being a rancher. He was president of Park Cattle Co. and developer of Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. He enjoyed golf and participating in church activities at St. Gall where he was a member. He was a great father and wonderful husband.

He was preceded in death by sisters Margaret Park Pruett and Mildred Lourdeaux.

Among his survivors are his wife Jeanne of Gardnerville; son Bruce of Minden; daughters Jeanne Blach of Elko and Kay Seeliger, of Reno; 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Burial will be at Mottsville Cemetery in Minden.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Gall Catholic Church, 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville 89410.

Walton's Chapel of the Valley, Crematory and Cemetery, is in charge of arrangements.


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