Larry E. Wallis

Larry Wallis age 70, passed away on Monday, March 15, 2021 at the Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley, Iowa.

Larry Estal Wallis was born November 17, 1950 to Estal K. Wallis and Opal Beatrice (Polen) Wallis. He was born at Hester’s Birthing House in Pisgah, Iowa. Larry graduated from Logan-Magnolia High School in 1969 and enlisted in the United States Army. He served for four years in active duty, completing a tour in Vietnam, working in communications.

After an honorable discharge from the Army, Larry farmed, framed houses and then worked construction, joining RD Blue, MFT, Hawkins, and returned to MFT before entering retirement.

On May 18th, 1974, Larry married Cynthia (Cindy) Peterson at the Logan Christian Church in Logan, Iowa. They lived in Magnolia, Iowa until his death.

Larry is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Gary L Wallis. He is survived by his wife, Cindy; his sister, Marilyn Hughes; brothers, Mike Wallis and David Wallis; sons, Brian (Laurie) and Eric (Kandice); grandchildren, Hailey, Paiton, Brayden, Calvin, and Cael; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

There will be a visitation for Larry from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 19, 2021 at the Logan Memorial Chapel in Logan, Iowa.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at the Logan Memorial Chapel in Logan, Iowa.

Following the funeral service Larry will be laid to rest in the Magnolia Cemetery.

In Loving Memory of Larry Wallis

Born~November 17, 1950~Pisgah, Iowa

Entered into Rest~March 15, 2021~Missouri Valley, Iowa

Funeral Service 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 20, 2021~Logan Memorial Chapel~Logan, Iowa

Officiating~Pastor Rusty Hedger

Music Selections~“Daddy’s Hands”, “Heaven Was Needing a Hero”, “Make a Life, Not a Living”

Pall Bearers~Rodney Rife, Josh Wallis, Mike Stoltz, Tony Dominguez, Charlie Clevenger, Charlie Kahl, Wheels

Honorary Pall Bearers~Dillion (Short) Rife, Tim Faylor, Larry McClannahan, Richard Small

Resting Place~Magnolia Cemetery, Magnolia, Iowa


  • Lori Madsen Posted March 17, 2021 4:57 pm

    Cindy, Brian and Eric and families. We are so sorry for your loss. We send our prayers and love to you all. Al and Lori Madsen and family and Bonnie Hornbeck.

  • Jim and Cindy Myer Posted March 17, 2021 5:22 pm

    Cindy and family, our hearts are with you during this very difficult time. A great guy that will be missed.❤️🙏🙏

  • Kellie Messer Posted March 18, 2021 10:39 am

    Cindy and boys
    I’m sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. My condolences. You are all in my prayers and my heart , Cindy! Thinking of you as always!

  • Ron Bell Posted March 18, 2021 5:21 pm

    Larry was a great guy with a big heart. You won’t find a harder worker and Larry could do anything and do it well. Cindy and the boys will have a big void to fill. Our hearts go out to you and our prayer is that you will find comfort in the memories of a good husband, dad and friend to many.

  • Leia Johnsen Posted March 18, 2021 6:11 pm

    Dear Cindy and family
    Our prayers and love go out to all of you. Larry was a very special kind guy that was loved by all.
    Our sincere condolences
    John and Leia Johnsen and family

  • Cliff and Jan Janssen Posted March 19, 2021 9:33 am

    We offer our sincere sympathy.

  • Patty Niedermyer Posted March 19, 2021 12:32 pm

    So Very Very Sorry 😐
    Sincere Condolences To All The Family
    Prayers Prayers Prayers To All The Family

    Patty & Tom NIEDERMYER

  • Diane (Becker) Adkins Posted March 19, 2021 6:14 pm

    Cindy & family~ I am sorry for your loss! You are in our prayers.🙏

  • Georgia Hartfield Posted March 20, 2021 9:33 am

    Thoughts and prayers for the family . Larry was a great guy ! Had some good time when he worked at MFT. He will definitely be missed 💐

  • Patrick and Georgia Hartfield Posted March 20, 2021 9:40 am

    You are in our thoughts and prayers. Larry was a great person and hard worker. Had good times when worked at MFT. He will definitely be missed 🌸🌺💐

  • Jeannie Bergantzel Posted May 23, 2021 3:49 pm

    Cindy and family so sorry for your loss. you are all in my prayers

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