Wayne I. Deal
Wayne Irvin Deal, 71, of Elkhart, died at 1:35 pm, on Tuesday, April
10 at his sister’s residence in Elkhart, after an extended illness. He
was born on September 23, 1946, in Galesburg, IL, to Cress Gilbert
and Anna Marguerite (Steele) Deal. On March 14, 1980 he married
Marjorie Shaffer, she died December 10, 2012. Surviving are son,
Daniel (Rachel) Deal of Las Vegas, NV; sister, Janice (Michael)
McCraner of Elkhart; two half-sisters, Barbara Jameson of IA, Kathy
Dean of IL; half-brother, Gilbert "Gabe" Deal of Elkhart; dear friend,
Becky Gustin of Biloxi, MS. He was preceded in death by his wife,
parents, and half-brother, James Deal. He served in the Army
during the Vietnam War from 1966-1968 and was a Purple Heart
recipient. He worked for 30 years in the Veteran's Administration as
CFO of the Marion Hospital in Marion, IN, as well as the VA  
hospitals in Las Vegas, NV and Biloxi, MS. He loved animals and
especially missed his dear poodle Sophia. Wayne and his wife
loved to travel together. Graveside services with full military honors
by Middlebury Post 210 will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, April 21 at
Grace Lawn Cemetery, Middlebury. Burial will be in Grace Lawn
Cemetery, Middlebury.

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My condolences to Wayne's family.  I was so sorry to read of his
passing.  I worked with he & Marje at the Biloxi VA.  Prayers for
peace & comfort in days to come
From: Toni Smith Gulfport MS