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Christopher Finley Wallace
Sept. 11, 1950 - Sept. 6, 2014

Mill City - Christopher Finley Wallace died on September 6, 2014 as the result of a car accident. He was born September 11, 1950 to George and Emily Wallace, in Milwaukee, WI. His family moved to Oregon, WI.,  where he graduated from Oregon High school in 1969. He moved to Oregon state in the early 70's, meeting his first wife, Opal Letsom. The couple met at his grandfather’s Gas station in Fruitland. They married in 1975, and had 2 sons Tony and Brian. They divorced in 1977.

In 1980 Christopher had another son, Christopher and a daughter Michelle in 1983, with common law wife Kathy Humphrey. In 1986, Christopher met the love of his life Sherrie Summers of Turner. They married in 2001. The couple lived in Aumsville where they raised 2 children, a daughter Amanda and a son Michael. The couple moved to Salem in 2000, where they lived until Sherries passing in 2006. Since then Christopher lived with his daughter Amanda and her family in Mill City.

He was deeply loved by his family and will be greatly missed. Christopher was an avid sports fan, and a die-hard Blazers fan. He also enjoyed rock hounding and hunting arrow heads in his spare time.

Christopher is preceded in death by both wives Opal and Sherrie and his parents. He is survived by brothers: George Wallace of Cedartown GA., James Wallace of Oregon, WI., John Wallace of Brooklyn WI., sister: Jane Hooper of Portland, sons: Tony Letsom of Albany, Brian Wallace of Mill City., Christopher Humphrey of Pendleton, Michael Summers of Salem, daughters: Amanda Hakanson of Mill City, and Michelle Humphrey of Pilot Rock; grandchildren: Genevieve, JD and Ava Hakanson of Mill City, and Courtney Anderson of Ontario, and 5 great-grandchildren.

Memorial service to be held at the North Santiam  Funeral Service Chapel in Stayton on September 13, 2014 at 5 pm with reception to follow at Amanda's home in Mill City. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.
 


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