Wayne Russell Sarber — January 27, 1931 – January 3, 2019

Wayne Russell Sarber, 87, of Chadwick, IL, passed away on January 3, 2019 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Mt. Carroll, IL with his wife Sunny and friend at his side. Wayne was born January 27, 1931 in Shannon, IL. He was a veteran of the Korean War, receiving the Bronze Star for his courageous action. As he got on in years, he had to give up his much loved fishing and hunting.

Wayne is survived by his wife, Sunny (DiAnna Lee); three sons, James Allen (Roseanne) Sarber, Harold Franklin (Billie) Sarber, and Charles Sarber; also a special niece, Shirley Ifert. Wayne was blessed with many wonderful grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Annie Stone; his previous wife and mother of his children, Betty Sayre Sarber; and his eldest son, Michael Wayne Sarber.

Cremation rites have been accorded with Schwarz Funeral Home. There will be a graveside ceremony held at a later date at the South Elkhorn Cemetery in Milledgeville, IL. Memorials can be made to the Hope UMC in Chadwick, IL.

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