Wayne C. Chelf
Wayne C. Chelf
  • December 28, 1930 - October 13, 2016
  • Michigan

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Born December 28, 1930 to Luther and Bessie (Minor) Chelf in Lansing, Michigan, passed away on October 13, 2016 at the age of 85. Wayne spent most of his life in building trades. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He loved attending Vantown Church and the weekly tradition of "Shack Night".
Wayne was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Paul and Calvin Chelf; and sister, Doris Chelf. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Dorothy Chelf; daughter, Marilyn Waugh; sons, Kevin (Linda) Chelf, Jody (Anita) Chelf, Danny (Melissa) Chelf; 8 grandchildren, Karen, Justin, Jessie, Alex, Angela, Ellen, Henry and Jane; 11 great-grandchildren, Kadan, Danika, Clara, Dean, Emma, Flora, Jack, Reece, Isobel, Jessica and Caleb; sister, Geneva (Richard) Carter; sisters-in-law, Deanna Chelf and Karlene Chelf.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 29th, at 11:00 a.m. at the Vantown Community Church, 3504 E. Howell Rd., Webberville, MI 48892. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 621 S. Jefferson St., Mason, MI 48854. Those desiring may make contributions to their choice of Vantown Community Church, 3504 E. Howell Rd., Webberville, MI 48892, Beekman Center, 2901 Wabash Road, Lansing, MI 48910 or Eaton Community Palliative Care, 2675 South Cochran, Charlotte, MI 48813.