Wallace H. “Wally” Bird Sr.
71, passed away August 11, 2011 in his home in Algonac, MI. with his family by his side. He was born June 2, 1940 in Newark, NJ.
As a patriotic person who loved his country, Wally service in the U.S. Air Force in active and reserved duty from 1957 to 1970. He was a life member of the Fraternal Order of Eagels and a member of the American Legion.
Wally is survived by his wife Irene, children, Jeanette Powers, Wally Bird II, James Bird, Robert Bird, Paula Gray, Doreen Grote, Lori Jaglois, and Wendy Purvey, 18 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
A memorial service with a celebration of Wally’s life, will be held at 12:00 PM Monday August 29, 2011, in the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac. Visitation 10:00 AM Monday until time of service.
Memorial donations may be made to the Family Wishes.