Verl Wallin, 1918-2016

Published 10:38 am Monday, September 19, 2016

Funeral services for Verl Albert Wallin, 97, of Glenville will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at First Lutheran Church in Glenville. The Rev. Wendy Anderson and Rev. Nancy Hansen will officiate. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Online condolences are welcome at

Verl Wallin

Verl Wallin

Verl died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, at Thorne Crest Senior Living Community.

Verl Albert Wallin was born Oct. 17, 1918, the son of Rea Loen and Bertha Marie (Lilliskau) Wallin. He grew up in rural Glenville and attended country school in Glenville. On April 25, 1943, Verl was united in marriage to Vera Arlene Tuttle. Verl and Vera made their home in the Glenville area where he farmed all of his life. They enjoyed spending winters in Mesa, Arizona.  He was an active lifetime member of First Lutheran Church in Glenville and served on the District  No. 65 school board. In his younger years, Verl enjoyed playing pool and dartball, riding bike in the park and square dancing.    

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Survivors include his wife, Vera; children Doug (Julie) Wallin and Kathleen (Gordon) Toenges; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; brothers Dale (Erma) Wallin and Arlo (Julie) Wallin; sister, Violet (Eddie) Hanssen; sister-in-law, Susie Wallin; and many nieces and nephews.

Verl was preceded in death by his parents; children Darryl and Sylvia in infancy; great-grandchildren William and Kylie Sparrow; and brothers Merlin Wallin and Lyle (Arlene) Wallin.