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Wayne Wynn


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Posted Online: Dec. 27, 2012, 5:41 pm
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Wayne E. Wynn, 86, of Milan, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Trinity Rock Island.
A memorial service will be 10 a.m. on Monday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Milan. Visitation is 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Inurnment will be at the National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, where military honors will be presented by Milan American Legion Post 569. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.
Wayne was born Feb. 18, 1926, in Milan, a son of Harry and Myrtle Sackville Wynn. He married Delores "Squirt" Johnson on Jan. 10, 1948, in Rock Island.
He graduated from Rock Island High School in 1944. Wayne retired in 1993 from Montgomery Elevator, Moline, where he had worked for 36 years and served as plant superintendant of the escalator division.
Wayne was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He was a former Village of Milan Trustee and Milan Lions Club member. He was an avid boater and had a slip at Sunset Marina, Rock Island for 28 years.
Survivors include his wife, Squirt; son and daughter-in-law, Brent and Paula Wynn, Rock Island; adopted daughter, Debbie (Rod) Menken, Marion, Iowa; grandchildren, Brad Kunkel, Rock Island, Blair Wynn, Rock Island, Benjamin Wynn, Milan, and Brennan, Keegan and Noah Menken, all of Marion; and great-grandchildren, Ashton and Lucas Wynn. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Dale, Don and Glen Wynn.
Online condolences may be left at www.wheelanpressly.com.












 




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