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Wallace G. Tupper

September 23, 1947 — October 11, 2022

PERHAM – Wallace G. Tupper, 75, passed away unexpectedly October 11, 2022 in Caribou. he was born in Washburn, September 23, 1947 the son of the late Elvin and Mary (Harris) Tupper. Wallace attended Washburn schools, and was a graduate of Washburn District High School. On December 16, 1967 he married Linda Ouellette, and together they shared nearly 55 years of marriage. Wallace was a self-employed woodsman, who also owned and operated a small mill and made potato barrels. In his retirement, he continued to work for other area woodsman, running machinery or doing other jobs as needed. He served as a selectman for the town of Perham for several years, and was previously the Perham representative to the Washburn school board. In his younger years Wallace enjoyed fishing, and the many fishing trips he was able to take. Wallace was especially fond of springtime because he could spend time in his sugar shack making maple syrup.

Wallace is survived by his wife, Linda Tupper, of Perham, their children, Carl Tupper and wife Jo-Ann of Standish, Michael Tupper and wife Jennifer of Old Town, and Chris Tupper and wife Angela of Perham, grandchildren, Karen, Darcie, Stacey, Dane, Emma, Brooklyn, and Jaxson, great-grandchildren, Kaleb, Kaydence, Dane, Liam, Braxton, and Everly. Wallace is also survived by many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. He will be fondly remembered by a special sister-in-law, Norma Akerson of Woodland, and her children, Janet, Jeannie, and Glenn, whom he loved like his own children.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, October 15, 2022 at the Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir Street, Caribou from 3PM until time of services which will be held at 4PM from the chapel of the funeral home. Private family interment will take place in  Fairview Cemetery - Perham.

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