Wayne Blazek 77 of Weldon, IL passed away 10:14 AM December 1, 2016 at Farmer City Rehab & Health Care Center, Farmer City, IL.
Graveside services with Military Honors will be 10 AM, Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at Weldon Cemetery, Weldon, IL with Marc Rogers, AM Vets chaplain, officiating. Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL is in charge of arrangements.
Wayne was born July 9, 1939 in Yankton, S.D. the son of Clement and Mildred (Howe) Blazek and raised by his paternal grandparents, Joe and Sylvia Blazek.
He married Linda Bradley March 8, 1965 in New London, CT.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Blazek, Weldon, IL; children: Joe (Jean) Blazek, Weldon, IL and Kenny (Kris) Blazek, Mansfield, IL; 4 grandchildren: Josh, Amber, Sam, and Haley; 1 great-granddaughter, Lola; brother, Mike Blazek, Hilo, HI.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 brother, Arnold.
Wayne retired from the US Navy as well as being a retired carpenter and a private pilot.