Teresa (Cookus) Wallace, age 50, of Lincoln, passed away July 1, 2018, in San Francisco, California. Teresa was born in Auburn, Nebraska, on Dec. 15, 1967. to Donald and LaVerne (Carr) Cookus. As a teenager she moved to Azle, Texas, and attended Azle High School. In 1987, she moved back to Lincoln where she reconnected with a childhood friend, Mike Wallace, and later they got married in 1988.
Teresa is survived by her husband Mike Wallace, daughter Amber Wallace, her brother Scott and wife Bridget Cookus, and countless other loved ones.
She is preceded in death by Donald and LaVerne (Carr) Cookus, infant sister Elizabeth Cookus, and brother Robert Cookus.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home, 4040 A St, Lincoln, NE. www.bmlfh.com