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; 7 grandchildren and 3 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
Public visitation will be held from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 9 at La Porte City Funeral Home, 606 E. Main St., La Porte City where a prayer service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. A celebration of his life will follow the service at the USS San Diego American Legion Post, 302 Cedar St., La Porte City.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
Condolences can be expressed at www.KearnsFuneralService.com.