Wayne Earl (Thoen) NelsonWayne Earl (Thoen) Nelson, 51, of Superior died unexpectedly Sunday, April 29, 2012, in his home.
Wayne Earl (Thoen) Nelson, 51, of Superior died unexpectedly Sunday, April 29, 2012, in his home.
He was born to David and Marlene (Carruthers) Thoen in Superior on Nov. 1, 1960. He married the love of his life, Barbara, on Aug. 7, 2010.
He worked in construction, as a welder, a DNR fire spotter and most recently worked maintenance and security for Keyport Liquor & Lounge.
He served as a volunteer firefighter in Brule, and had served in the Wisconsin Army National Guard.
Wayne’s sense of humor, easy laughter and smile will long be remembered.
His mother, Marlene, stepfathers, Karl Nelson and Raymond Logergren, and brothers, Steven Thoen and Claude Nelson, preceded him in death.
Wayne is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughters,
Brianna and Ashley Nelson, stepchildren. Clint Curry, Tasha Bunnell, Ozzy Kienast and Stephanie Kienast; grandchildren, Mercedes “Sadie” Gordon; and Kylie Jo, Dominic and Jazmynn Curry; father, David; siblings, June (Bruce) Lorimor, JoAnn (Gary) Howington, Bobby (Stacy) and Mike (Terri) Thoen, and Fred (Shelley), Karl (Jennifer) and Kris Nelson; and numerous nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives.
Services are at 11 a.m. Monday, May 7 at the Salvation Army, 916 Hughitt Ave., followed by a luncheon at Keyport Lounge.