Wayne A. Magnan
March 19, 1936 - June 27, 2020
St. Pius X Catholic Church ~ Hale, Michigan
A private funeral mass will be held at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Hale. The family welcomes relatives and friends to join them for a graveside committal service at Esmond Evergreen Cemetery at 12:00 PM on Thursday, July 2, 2020
Wayne A. Magnan, age 84 of Hale, passed away peacefully at his residence on June 27, 2020.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years; Audrey; loving children; Richard (Gwendolyn) Magnan of Wellesley, MA, Gregory Magnan of Seattle, WA, Patricia (Leonard) Longo of Sterling Heights, MI and Daniel Magnan of Saginaw Township, MI; grandchildren, Genevieve, Van, Elizabeth, Elijah and Caroline; and siblings, Michael (Joanne) Magnan, John (Debra) Magnan and Catherine Magnan.
Mr. Magnan was preceded in death by his parents; Albert Raoul and Elizabeth Lena (Shimek) Magnan and his brother; Richard Magnan.
Wayne graduated from Michigan State University and received his Masters Degree from Central Michigan University. He cherished time spent with family, was a watercolor artist and a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church.
The family will receive friends at the Buresh Funeral Home (121 S. Washington St., Hale, Michigan 48739) from 5:00 – 7:00 PM on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
A private funeral mass will be held at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Hale. The family welcomes relatives and friends to join them for a graveside committal service at Esmond Evergreen Cemetery at 12:00 PM on Thursday, July 2, 2020.
The funeral home encourages guests to wear masks while at the funeral home and be mindful of social distancing.
Online condolences may be shared at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com
Esmond Evergreen Cemetery, Hale, Michigan
Audrey: So sorry for your loss. Jeff and I thought a lot of Wayne. I will especially miss our beautiful Christmas Cards he always took the time to paint. We have Another Angel in Heaven
— Kathy and Jeff Freitag
So sorry for your loss.
Please know our love, thoughts, and prayers are with all of you.
— Alex and Mary VanRijn
Wayne was a well loved friend who was always ready to lend a hand. His soft spoken kindness, water color artistry, and warm smile will live on in our hearts! So grateful to have been his friend! Wayne, we know you are up in heaven enjoying a coffee clutch with Butch, Mark, and Dad. You will be greatly missed! We love you! Rosemary, Karen and Rick
— Karen May
Audrey & Family—Wayne was the sweetest man, always kind.......when he spoke to you, he actually spoke toYOU!
Will miss his beautiful artwork & kind soul.
— The Coury Family
Wayne was a wonderful man who will be missed by many. It was a honor to have called him friend.
— Margy and Don Holzheuer
I am so sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. My heart goes out to you Audrey and family. You guys will always hold a special place in my heart.
— Doni Pittman
Going to miss you Wayne. You were a very special friend. Rest in peace. Go Green! Go White!
— Tim & Vanessa
Audrey and Family- so sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing. He will always hold a special place in my heart as you all do. I will continue to cherish all the precious memories God has blessed me with. Praying for His Blessed comfort to keep you during this difficult time.
— Tamara Maher
Audrey & family - we are so sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing. He was such a good guy, caring & kind to everyone. Karen is right, he’s up in heaven having coffee with Butchie & Dick & that makes all of us smile. God’s blessings to you & your family. Much love xoxox
— Robert & Sandy Tallian
Dear Audrey & family. Shirley and I send our deepest sympathy to you and your family. We will always keep you and your family in our prayers. Wayne was a wonderful man with a good sense of humor, a good Christian who loved his family and loved life. We will miss him and always remember him. Prayers to all.
— Jim & Shirley LaBrecque
Aunt Audrey and cousins, we are so sorry to hear about Wayne. He was always so kind and friendly. He will be missed.
— Dave Gracik and Julie Croteau