Wallace G. “Wally” Saff

Wallace G. “Wally” Saff, 89, of 22 Hillcrest Ave., Jamestown, died Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in WCA Hospital.

A Jamestown native, he was born March 25, 1925, the son of the late Gunnard and Svea Larson Saff.

Following graduation from Jamestown High School in 1943, he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1944-46 as navigator on a B-24 bomber during World War II.

Prior to his retirement in 1974, he was employed by Jesse C. Stewart, Pittsburgh as a feed broker for 29 years.

He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, where he served as an usher and elder. His other memberships include Vikings, Lakewood Rod and Gun Club and Herman Kent Post 777 American Legion.

He was an avid golfer and bowler for many years and also enjoyed boating on Chautauqua Lake.

Surviving are his wife, Arlene Sodergren Saff, whom he married April 2, 1945; three children: Jeffrey Saff of Santa Fe, N.M., Susan (Robert) Leatherman of Olathe, Kan., and Gary (Callie) Saff of Bradenton, Fla.; and two grandsons: Eric and Kevin Saff of Bradenton.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Evie Stevens.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Donald E. Ray will officiate.

Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery.

Friends will be received for one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown, NY 14701 or First Presbyterian Church, 509 Prendergast Ave., Jamestown, NY 14701.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Wally at www.lindfuneralhome.com.