In Loving Memory
( Age 79 ) Wayne C. Denklau Sr. ( Wayne)
July 14, 1932 Davenport, Iowa
Entered Into Rest
July 6, 2012 Norfolk, Nebraska
(St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Care Center)
A Christian Graveside Service
Pleasant View Cemetery
Tuesday 10:30 a.m. July 10, 2012
PMA Glenn Kietzmann
Kimberly Becker Kelsey Denklau Miranda Denklau
Michael Denklau Samantha Denklau Jeremy Reeg
Kristi Armstrong Brandon Bowers McKaeya Becker
Hasemann Funeral Homes
Wayne Clarence Denklau was born July 14, 1932, at Davenport, IA to Clarence and Almeda (Rohlf) Denklau. He graduated from high school at Davenport and had three years of Officer Reserve Training. Wayne married Lorraine Voss, June 6, 1954, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Winside. They lived and visited many cities in Europe and the USA. Wayne served in the United States Air Force at Offutt AFB in Nebraska, Ramstein, Germany, Lincoln AFB in Lincoln, NE, AFB in Nashville, TN, AFB in Little Rock, AK, Stewart AFB in Thailand, and Edward AFB in California, where he retired from the military. They returned to Winside in 1973, where Wayne drove school bus at Winside, worked at Winside Elevator with brothers-in-law, and then became Veteran Service Officer for Wayne County from 1977, until retiring in 2011. Following Lorraine’s death, Wayne moved to Wayne. He was a member of Winside American Legion Post #252, AM Vets Post #22, and Disabled American Veterans Post #28.
Wayne is survived by his sons, Wayne Jr. (Sue) Denklau and Bryan (Sue) Denklau, all of Wayne; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, and brothers-in-law, Janet Denklau of Clinton, IA, Betty (Marvin) Andersen of Hoskins, George (Beverly) Voss of Winside, and Margaret (Don) Kay of Wayne; nieces and nephews.
Wayne was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lorraine in 2005; brother, Les; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
Wayne’s family appreciates your thoughts and kindness and invites you to lunch in the Winside American Legion Hall following the service.