William Henry Valline age, 93 of Ames, Iowa passed away October 20, 2019 at Windsor Manor in Nevada, Iowa. A gathering of friends and family will be 4-6:00 P.M. On Thursday, Oct. 24, at Grandon Funeral and Cremation Care, 414 Lincoln Way, Ames; with a 1:30 p.m. graveside service on Friday, Oct. 25, at Story Memorial Gardens, Ames, Iowa.


William Henry Valline was born in Ames, Iowa on August 2, 1926 the son of Galen (Swede) and Elizabeth (Taylor) Valline. He attended Ames High School, he married Mildred Warner on April 12, 1947 in Boone, Iowa. The couple raised three sons, John, Gary and Darrell. Bill worked at Alliant Energy for 26 years as a Gas Mechanic Welder


Bill made many fishing trips to Canada and enjoyed gardening. After retirement, he and Millie were snowbirds and retreated to Alamo, TX for winters. He was a life member of the Moose Lodge # 520 of Ames, Iowa. A few years ago, he and Millie were proud to donate a new group home for Friendship Ark. Inc. and it was named the Valline house.


Bill will be remembered by his wife of 72 years, Mildred Valline and his, son John (Di) Valline of Nevada, and a sister, Amy Herman of Nevada, IA


Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Galen and Elizabeth Valline, and his sons, Gary Valline of Fort Dodge, and his son, Darrell Valline, 2 sisters, Betty Linder of Ames, and Barb Thomas of Nevada.


In lieu of flowers, contributions can be directed to Mosaic in Nevada or Friendship Ark Inc. in Ames, IA