UNITED STATES NAVY VETERAN
LIMBACHER, Wallace R. Beloved husband of the late Nancy Rose (nee Merritt) Limbacher. Devoted father of David (Aimee) Limbacher, Philip (Kimberley) Limbacher and the late Eric Limbacher. Loving grandfather of Heidi Limbacher, Matthew Limbacher and Ryan Limbacher.
"He was a model father. He lived his life with honor and integrity, every step of the way. He never put himself above his family. Every time I got into a spot of trouble and needed help, he was there for me. He never complained, he just came to my side and helped. He was one of the smartest and well read men I have met."
- Phil Limbacher
Wallace graduated high school and went into the Navy. He completed basic training at Great Lakes Naval Base in Illinois, just north of Chicago. He was technical support working on radar and communications equipment. He was assigned to sail with the USS Mitscher, a destroyer. Wallace then was assigned to the USS Forrestal (CV-59) on its maiden voyage in December of 1954. The Forrestal was the world’s first nuclear powered supercarrier. After leaving the service he married his wife of forty six years, Nancy Rose Merritt Limbacher. Together, they had three sons, Eric, Philip and David. He spent his remaining years, working as a Logistics/Traffic Manager, taking care of his family and reading.
Passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at age 79. Services are PRIVATE. Memorial donations may be made to Stein Hospice of Mt. Orab, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870 or to DONATE