Wallace C. "Wally" Gouse, 81, Portage, died Tuesday. He was born in Portage, son of Charles and Mary (Smerk) Gouse. Surviving are three sons: Gary, Randy and Russell, all of Portage; eight grandchildren; and a brother, Donald of Portage. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Ann (Shura); and a sister, Dolores. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, Portage. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Portage.