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Wayne Bernard Halling

October 7, 1932 — March 7, 2020


Wayne Bernard Halling, the son of John “Ernie” and Sybil (Dokken) Halling was born October 7, 1932 in Storm Lake, IA. He attended school in Storm Lake, IA, graduating in 1950. He attended Iowa State for 2 years and graduated from Buena Vista University with a BA in Teaching.

     Wayne enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1952 and served until his Honorable Discharge in 1954. He married Marilyn Cameron on June 29, 1955 in Storm Lake, IA. They moved to Sac City, IA where he taught math and science, before moving to Arizona where he earned his Master’s in Natural Science. They then moved to Spencer, IA where he taught from 1964 until his retirement in 1995.

     Wayne enjoyed music, painting, traveling, playing the keyboard, spending summers at the lakes, swimming and fishing. He was a member of Living Word Church in Spencer.

     Wayne passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at the age of 87 at Spencer Hospital. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Marilyn in 2017; and an infant sister, Marlene.

     Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Julie (Gary) Hoefling of Spencer, IA; grandchildren: Kristina (Blake) Knisley of Underwood, MN, Amber (Kyle) Stoutenborough and their children, Alyssa and Theodore of Greenville, IA, Nicolas Wayne Hoefling of Spencer, IA, Kari (Deel) Heath, their son Kai and a baby on the way of Red Rock, TX, Kory (Carla) Hoefling and their children, Donna, Zachary & Ethan of Fort Knox, KY, Kevan (Whitney) Hoefling and their daughter Charlotte of Garner, IA; 2 brothers, Darryl Halling of Milford, IA and Gene Halling of Milford, IA; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends.
     Marilyn and Wayne have always been together, through the best of times and the worst of times; through the richest and poorest of times; through the sick and healthy timesl 
Now They're together.


Funeral services will be 10:30 A.M., Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the Warner Chapel in Spencer.

Military Services will be conducted American Legion - Glen Pedersen Post #1 and the V. F.W. Clay County Post #3159
Revs. Barb & Al Dean
Gary hoefling
Blake Knisley
Kyle Stoutenborough
Gene Halling
Nicolas Hoefling
Kory Hoefling
Kevan Hoefling
Visitation will be open after 3:00 P.M., Wednesday, with the family present from 5:00 - 8:00 P.M., Wednesday evening at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.
"In The Garden"
"Beyond The Sunset"
"Old Rugged Cross"
"Children Of The Heavenly Father"
North Lawn Memorial Park
Spencer, Iowa
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