Wallace J. “Wuzzy” Houtkooper, 80, of Oakdale, Minn., died peacefully at home on May 18, 2023. He is survived by his wife Deb, 3 daughters, 1 son, 1 brother and 9 grandchildren. Wuzzy was dearly loved. 

A Celebration of Life was held on Saturday, June 3, 2023 at Beaver Lake Lutheran Church in Maplewood, Minn. Visitation at 12 p.m.; service at 1 p.m. No flowers, please. Memorials preferred to Disabled American Veterans (DAV.org) or Beaver Lake Church. Heartfelt thanks to Lakeview Hospice for their tender care and support.