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William “Wayne” Wreath, 74, Juneau

May 3, 2019

William “Wayne” Wreath, 74, Juneau, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

He was born June 23, 1944, son of Ford and Margaret (Kempster) Wreath. On April 26, 1968, he married MaryBeth Hanny in Illinois. Shortly after marriage they moved to Juneau and worked at John Deere in Horicon for 32 years. Wayne had a great sense of community and helped out on several clubs and church projects. Wayne was a longtime member of Juneau United Methodist Church, the Juneau Lions Club and was very active in the Jaycees.

He is survived by his children, Allison Wreath, James (Hope) Wreath and Michael (Kara) Wreath; his grandchildren, Payton, Addison, Marley and Emerson Wreath; and his sister, Fay (Marv) McReil.

He was preceded in death by his wife, MaryBeth, in 2014.

Visitation will be Monday, May 6, from 1-3 p.m. at Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home in Juneau. A funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. Private interment. Memorials to Juneau Lions Club would be appreciated.

Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home Juneau is serving the family. Condolences may be shared at berndt-ledesma.com.