Wayne E. Straube, 85 of Palmyra, passed away on July 12, 2018 in Syracuse. He was born on November 26, 1932 to Ernest & Meta (Menninga) Straube in Lincoln. Wayne graduated from Burr High School in 1950 and then served in the US Army.
He married Evelyn Morrell on June 2, 1962 in Palmyra. Wayne worked for Gartner construction for 20+ years and also owned the Straube Repair Business in Burr. He was a member of American Legion #195 in Palmyra, an active member of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church and enjoyed gardening, old tractors and grandchildren’s music and sport events.
Wayne is survived by his Wife: Evelyn Straube; Children: Robert (Marcia) Straube, William (Jane) Straube, Susan (Mike) Dreher; Grandchildren: Alyssa (Steve) Pravecek, Taylor Straube, Andy Straube, Matthew Dreher, Mallory Dreher; also many cousins.
He was preceded in death by his Parents, Brother Marvin & Infant Brother.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 18 at 10:30 A.M. at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Palmyra. Burial will follow at Rosewood Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 17 from 9 A.M. until 9 P.M. with family greeting friends from 5-7 P.M. at the funeral home in Syracuse.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the family’s choice.
Arrangements By: Fusselman Allen Harvey Funeral Home, Syracuse, NE
Condolences to www.fusselmanallenharvey.com