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Wayne Habegger

September 29, 1922 - August 4, 2016

Burial Date January 1, 1970

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Wayne W. Habegger, 93, of Vero Beach, Florida and formerly of Bluffton passed away August 4, 2016 at VNA Hospice House, Vero Beach. Wayne was born September 29, 1922 in Bluffton to the late Joseph and Eva Perkins Habegger. On May 4, 1951 he married Verba Fisher Habegger who preceded him in death on September 8, 2011.
Wayne was a self-employed carpenter and also taught carpentry at Four County Vocational School in Archbold. Wayne attended Fellsmere Historical Church in Fellsmere, Florida. He enjoyed camping, gardening, square dancing, boating and spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was a graduate of Pandora High School and attended Bowling Green State University where he received his teaching certificate. He and his wife enjoyed traveling to Florida for the winters for the past 30 plus years. Wayne was a veteran of World War II serving in the Army Air Corps. In his service to his country, he was a gun turret mechanic on B-24 bombers and a relief waist gunner. Two years ago, Wayne was honored to be able to participate in the Honor Flight to Washington D.C.
Survivors include two sons, Eric Cynthia Habegger of Findlay, Joe Margi Habegger of Bluffton; two daughters, Debra John Feasel of Vero Beach, Florida, Sandra Brent Hare of Poplar Grove, Illinois; seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and a sister, Frances Robert Poe of Findlay.
Wayne was preceded in death by a brother, Lowell Habegger; and four sisters, Helen Gibbs, Reva Doty, Margaret Males and Dorothy Rich.
Services will be held Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton. Pastor Lynn Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Clymer Cemetery following the service where military rites will be performed. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Fellsmere Historical Church, P. O. Box 997, Fellsmere, Florida 32948-0997.


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