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Clayton S. Wallace, operated greenhouse <br> Oct. 18, 1917 -- Dec. 23, 2006

Clayton S. Wallace, formerly of Perrysburg, died Saturday in Autumn View Health Care Facility, Hamburg. He was 89.

Born in Farnham, Mr. Wallace graduated from Farnham School in 1933.

During World War II, he worked at Buffalo Arms as a machinist. He then worked at Gowanda State Hospital.

He also owned and operated Churchville Greenhouse in the 1950s. From there, he worked in maintenance at Ford Motor Co.'s Buffalo Stamping Plant in Hamburg and at Meyer Collision in Gowanda. He retired as a parts inspector for Knowles-Fisher Co. in Gowanda.

His wife of 54 years, Edna H. Cook Wallace, died in 1989. His wife of five years, Dorothy Dickinson Wallace, died in 1995. His dear friend, Jena Kirsten, died in 2004.

Surviving are three daughters, Barbara Shefrin, Elizabeth Ann Perkins and Deborah Jean Mackmer; three stepsons, John, Wayne and Rob Dickinson; and a stepdaughter, Linda Southcott.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today in Gowanda Free Methodist Church, 149 W. Main St.


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