Floyd “Wally” Jewett Bullene was born September 10, 1930 in Pelican Rapids, Minnesota. He was the second youngest of seven children born to Wallace and Louise (Oberdick) Bullene. The family moved to Battle Lake where he attended school graduating in 1950.
He served in the U.S Army receiving his honorable discharge in 1953. On October 10, 1954 he married Geraldine Odden of Underwood. He spent 37 years on the bakery industry, beginning as a route salesperson and advancing to mid-management. Before his retirement in 1995 he represented two major bakery corporations for nearly 20 years.
From early age football was his passion. He enjoyed hockey, traveling and spending time in his garage/shop making “something out of nothing”.
Over the years the family resided in Fergus Falls, Fargo-Moorhead as well Park Rapids and the Vergas Lake area.
Survivors include his wife Geraldine Bullene, son Peter and his wife Carol and their children Anthony, Alex and Amanda. Daughter, Sarah Williams, her son Jarrod, and special fur-grandbaby, Lexi. Daughter, Karen Moore and her husband Mike, and their children Jeremy, Melina, and Logan. He was preceded in death by his son Steve in 1955.