Charles Peter Wallis | Passages

POULSBO — Charles Peter Wallis died June 28 at his residence in Poulsbo. He was 85.

He was born on June 20, 1927 in Rockford, Ill. He worked as a Navy diver for 35 years and retired in 1974.

He was commended for his outstanding service as a chief boatswain’s mate. He earned many decorations, including the Presidential Unit Citation with bronze star.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth, and his parents.

Charles was a member of St. Olaf Catholic Church in Poulsbo. He loved dogs and the sea. Burial at sea will take place with Navy honors.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Kitsap County Humane Society. Sign the online guest book at

— Cook Family Funeral Home


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