Walfred M. ‘Wally’ Sullivan

L’ANSE — Walfred M. “Wally” Sullivan, 71, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on Sunday, March 10, 2019.

He was born in L’Anse, on July 11, 1947, the son of the late Walfred and Betty Jane (Connor) Sullivan. Wally graduated from Baraga High School.

He married the former Charlene Deziel at St Henry’s Church in Nisula, on August 16, 1969.

He had been employed as a laborer at the former Celotex Corp until his retirement.

Wally was a member Mission United Lutheran Church, Pelkie.

He enjoyed snowplowing, fishing, hunting and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Wally is survived by his loving family which includes his wife, Charlene; son, William “Bill” Sullivan of Alston; daughters, Cindy Sullivan of L’Anse, and Bonnie Scarpa of Florida; grandchildren, Daniel and Scott Sullivan, and Catrina, Mackenzie, Stephen and Johnathon Scarpa; brothers, Louis (Connie) Sullivan of Alston, and James “Jim” (Brenda) Sullivan of Nisula; sister, Sue Sullivan of Alston; brothers-in-law, Daniel (Janelle) Deziel of North Carolina, and Charles (Janet) Deziel of Baraga; and sister-in-law, Michelle Deziel of Keweenaw Bay. Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins also survive along with his loyal companion “Lexie.”

He was preceded in death by his parents; his granddaughter, April; and his brother, David “Mike” Sullivan.

A memorial funeral service for Wally will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019 at the Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, L’Anse, with Pastor John Ansell officiating.

The family will greet friends at the funeral chapel on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of the memorial funeral service.

Immediately following the memorial funeral service, the family invites friends to join them for fellowship and a luncheon in the Harrington Gathering Room, located at the funeral home.

Spring interment will take place in the Alston Cemetery in Alston.

Wally’s obituary may also be viewed and condolences sent to the family at reidfuneralservicechapel.com

The Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, L’Anse has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.