Wallace Lee Siemens

Apr 5, 2019
Siemens, Wallace


A prayer service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at La Porte City Funeral Home, 606 E. Main Street, La Porte City, Iowa.  A celebration of his life will follow the service at the USS San Diego American Legion Post, 302 Cedar St., La Porte City. 


1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 9 at La Porte City Funeral Home, 606 E. Main St., La Porte City


May Be Directed to the Family.


Wallace Lee Siemens, age 67, of Hudson and formerly of La Porte City, died Friday, April 5, 2019 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

He was born January 22, 1952 in Iowa City, the son of Wallace Charles and Maxine Marie (Thompson) Siemens.  Wallace graduated from La Porte City High School and attended Hawkeye Technical College in Waterloo for welding.  He was united in marriage on May 13, 1972 with Carol Gavlock and they were later divorced.

Wallace worked for many years for the Iowa Northern Railroad retiring in 2007.  He loved to spend time with his family.  Wallace enjoyed singing, especially Elvis songs throwing a few back and entertaining others.  He was a skilled carpenter and liked to draw.

Survivors include his three children, Tina DeSalva of Hudson, Misty (Beau) Barkus and Charles Lee Siemens, all of Thornton, CO; seven grandchildren and tjree great grandchildren; his mother, Maxine Siemens of La Porte City; brothers, Jerry (Cathy) of Florida and Rick (Angie) of La Porte City; his sisters, Sharon, Sherry (Tom), Karen and Rosie, all of La Porte City.

He was preceded in death by his father, Wallace Charles Siemens; a brother, Charles “Chuck” Siemens; and a son-in-law, Greg DeSalva

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  1. Crystal & Marc Arnold | Apr 08, 2019
    I'm so sorry for your loss! He was so young and had so much more life ahead of him. Thoughts and prayers to your family
  2. Marie Witzel | Apr 08, 2019

    My thoughts and prayers for all of you, Wally was a great man  his singing and witty sense of humor will never be forgotten. 

    Marie Ladd

  3. Susan (Howard) Disrud | Apr 07, 2019
    So sorry for your families loss. Wally was a great guy. May he R.I.P. MY thoughts and prayers goes out to all of you at this time of loss.

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