Destry Kirk Wallin
Destry Kirk Wallin was born June 26, 1970, in Grant, Neb., to Garry Wayne and Patricia Ann (Polly) Wallin. Destry attended District 66 grade school in Chase County. Destry graduated from Chase County High School in 1989 and furthered his education at Wayne State College and Southeast Community College in Lincoln.
Destry owned and operated Wallin Drywall for over 17 years. He did construction work in numerous places in Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska. Destry was known for his incredible work ethic running his business. His warm smile and giving heart were apparent every single day.
During his life Destry enjoyed his car collection, hunting, fishing, collecting sports cards and coins. He adored his nieces and nephews and made frequent stops to play and bring them candy and treats.
Destry was baptized as a baby at the Wauneta Methodist Church in Wauneta. He accepted Jesus as his Savior when he was a child attending Bible school. As a teenager, he was baptized at the Westside Church of Christ.
Destry passed away Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at Haxtun, Colo. Destry was 47 years of age.
Destry was preceded in death by his father Garry Wallin; four infant sisters, Melissa Ann, Michelle Ann, Kelly Lynn, Monica Ann; grandparents Mary and Olan Wallin and Russell and Eva Polly of Wauneta.
Destry is survived by his mother Pat Wallin and her fiancé Dennis Preston; brothers Greg (Sherry) Wallin of Manzanola, Colo., Jeff (Marilee) Wallin of Imperial, Steve (Charlotte) Wallin of Imperial; sister Shawna (Jeff) Rusher of Imperial; nieces Makenna Wallin, Riley and Hayley Rusher, Matalie and Kadence Wallin; nephews Justus, Dakota and Kalen Wallin, Eddie Rusher and Mason Wallin.
Services were held on Aug., 23 at 10:30 a.m. at Imperial Berean Church with graveside services at Mount Hope Cemetery in Imperial with Pastor Matt Maxwell officiating.
A memorial has been established in his name.
Liewer Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.