2012-12-20 / Obituaries

Wayne T. Zellar


Wayne T. Zellar Wayne T. Zellar Wayne T. Zellar, 59, of 5557 State Highway M-77, Germfask, Mich., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, following a battle with cancer.

Wayne was born Feb. 17, 1953, in Manistique, Mich., the son of the late John H. and Hilda (Goldthorpe) Zellar. He graduated from Manistique High School.

He served his country in the U. S. Army National Guard from 1971-1996, when he retired. During his life he worked for Zellar Forest Products and WJZ & Sons Harvesting. Wayne loved to fish and carve diamond willow canes. His special times were spent with his grandchildren.

Wayne is survived by his daughter and son, Jessica (Jason) Strom and Terry Zellar both of Germfask; his grandchildren, Chantyl, Brandon,

Jayda, Jasmine, and Dane; his sisters, Pauline Schultz, Lucille Nyman, Laural Tansy and Mabel Armstrong; his brothers, John Zellar, Lewis Zellar, Lawrence Zellar, Stanley Zellar, Steve Zellar and Kenneth Zellar; and the mother of his children, Deb Martino of Manistique. In addition to his parents, Wayne was preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Joanne Zellar and his brotherin laws, Walter Schultz and John Armstrong.

Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 23, at Messier- Broullire Funeral Home in Manistique. A memorial service will follow at 6 p.m. with Pastor J.D. Livermore officiating.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.mbfuneral.com.

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