A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, April 1, at Boston Funeral Home with Pastor David Guerrero officiating.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 3 p.m. Monday, April 1, until the service.
Memorial donations can be made to the United Way of Portage County’s “Learn for Life Program” at volunteer.truist.com/cwopc-2/donate.
Condolences may be offered online at www.bostonfuneralhome.net.
Mrs. Vallin was born Aug. 12, 1936, in Stevens Point, a daughter of the late Bernard and Johanna (Strasser) Pliska. She attended St. Stanislaus School and graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy in 1954.
She was married to Roland Vallin on June 23, 1956, in Dubuque, Iowa.
She worked at Sentry Insurance until the birth of her children. She also worked at Consolidated Credit Union for 12 years.
Survivors include her husband; five children, Karla Sandstrom, and Rollie (Beth) Vallin, both of Stevens Point, Andy (Sheila) Vallin, Sellersburg, Ind., Nancy (Jerome) Ueda, Reno, Nev., and Amy Vallin (Jeff McAfee), Louisville, Ky.; two sisters, Mary Ann Schmidt, Wisconsin Rapids, and Barbara Dulick, Willington, Del.; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, David and Robert Pliska; and son-in-law, Dan Sandstrom.