Wayne L. Shively, 88, of Fremont, OH passed away on Monday, April 13, 2015 at Elmwood Skilled Nursing of Fremont. He was born on July 5, 1926 in Fremont, the son of Ivan and Laura (Shoemaker) Shively.
Wayne served in the U.S. Air Force during WWII and was awarded the Army of Occupation Medal and WWII Victory Medal. He married Mardelle M. Sherman on October 11, 1952 at St. John Lutheran Church in Bellevue, OH and she survives.
Wayne was a Truck Driver at Suburban Motor Freight in Toledo, OH for over twenty years and retired in 1985. He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, a member of the Fremont Moose and Eagles, and a Life member of the VFW and American Legion. He was also a member of the Senior Center. Wayne enjoyed playing horse shoes, cards, bingo and spending time with his grandchildren.
Wayne is survived by his wife of sixty-two years, Mardelle M. Sherman, Fremont, OH; children, Kathy (Richard) Loroff, Put-In-Bay, OH, Patty (Mark) Tight and Connie Robles both of Fremont, OH; brother, Weldon Shively, Toledo, OH; grandchildren, Jason Fitzgerald, Jeremy (Jamie) Fitzgerald, Jennifer (Steve) Fitzgerald Firman, Matthew and Marissa Robles; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Cecil Shively, Vera Kreilick, Barreme Masten and Joyce Shively.
Visitation: Friday from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at Faith Lutheran Church, 1187 Sandusky CR 128, Fremont, OH.
Service: Friday, April 17, 2015, 1:00 pm at the church with Pastor Dan Mohr officiating.
Burial: Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Clyde, OH with Military Honors provided by the American Legion and VFW.
Memorials: In Lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Faith Lutheran Church, Hospice of ProMedica Memorial Hospital or the American Heart Association