Wallace Dean Mackey, 88, of Polo, passed away Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020 at Polo Rehabilitation Center.
He was born Dec. 4, 1931 in Fair Haven, the son of Raymond D. and Anna Amelia (Yoeckel) Mackey.
He married Evelyn Louise Bickford on Feb. 3, 1951 and had just celebrated 69 years of marriage.
Wallace was a welder for the former Imeco in Polo for many years. After retirement he enjoyed helping his fellow neighbors with their yard work and taking long walks through town.
Survivors include wife, Evelyn, three daughters, Laura Wishard of Norcross, Georgia; Cynthia Ditzler of Polo; Kathy (Steve) Witkowski of Buckley, Washington; three grandchildren - Katie (Dave) Marceau of Polo, Jacob (Candace) Ditzler of Chandler, Arizona, Jason Witkowski of Bonney Lake, Washington; three great-grandchildren, Tatum Ditzler of Chandler, Arizona, James Witkowski of Bonney Lake, Washington, Brooklyn Marceau of Polo; one brother Robert Mackey of Franklin Grove; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by parents, Raymond and Anna Mackey; six brothers, Raymond Jr., Wilbur, Arnold, Warren (Pete), George, and David; three sisters, Evelyn Jensen, Carol Mackey and Linda Mackey; and son-in-law, Richard Ditzler.
Visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 13, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Polo Family Funeral Home, 110 E. Dixon St., Polo.
Burial will be private at Chapel Hill Memorial Garden, Dixon.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed in his name.
To send condolences please visit www.polofamilyfuneralhome.com