Austin Wallace, 17, of Minot, passed away Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.
Austin, along with his twin sister Kelsie, was born on Jan. 21, 1995, to Doral and Christine (Figlioli) Wallace. He was educated in the Minot school system, and was getting ready to enter into his senior year at Minot High School.
Austin loved to skateboard and would spend countless hours with his friends at the skate park. He was also an accomplished photographer and artist; he was best known for his sketchbook drawings of roses. Austin also loved to go fishing and hunting and could spend hours listening to music.
Left to mourn Austin's passing are: his father, Doral, and his girlfriend, Shelly; mother, Christine and her husband, Rick Fahrenbacher; sisters, Kelsie and Kacey; grandparents, Clifford and Glenda Wallace, Dan and Charlotte Pausig, Donna and Randy Mering; great-grandmother, Gertrude Moe; many aunts, uncles, cousins and countless friends. Austin will be greatly missed by all whose lives had been touched by him.
Austin was preceded in death by: his grandfathers, David Figlioli and Don Moe; great-grandparents, Clifford and Bernice Wallace; and uncle, Preston Spellman.
Funeral Service: Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 3:30 p.m., in First Lutheran Church, Minot.
Interment: Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Surrey.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the start of the service at First Lutheran Church.
Those wanting to sign the online memorial register or share memories and condolences are invited to use the expressions of sympathy section at (www.thomasfamilyfuneralhome.com).