Wayne E. Wolf, 85, died peacefully on January 7th, 2023, 4:21 pm at Gardenview Manor, Danville, Il. He was born to August and Elizabeth (Myers) Wolf, in Mt Pulaski, Illinois and grew up in Altamont, Illinois. He was big brother (first born) of eight siblings. He married Jacquelyn Stephens on July 6th, 1974 and they had one child, Kimberly, born in 1976.
In his professional life he was a truck driver for Curry Trucking Co., for many years and later Illinois Concrete Co Inc., hauling the bricks that built many of the buildings in Champaign County. Wayne had several hobbies including being a member and President of the Chamco Sam’s camping club for several years. He was president of the Massey Harris tractor club of central Illinois and restored three Massey Harris tractors of his own. He knew everything and more about fixing cars and trucks and was often asked by friends and family for his help. He was a proud Lutheran and devout member of his church, New Beginnings in Mahomet, Illinois, where he served as greeter on Sunday mornings. He never met a stranger and was often found at the coffee drinkers table at the local Hen House in Mahomet where folks ask, how is Wolfie doing.
He is survived by his wife, Jacquelyn Wolf Mahomet, Il. His daughter Kim Ray (Travis Ray) Mahomet, Il. Three grandchildren, Marine Corps veteran Tristan Ray Urbana, Il., Lawson Ray Duluth, MN., Tessa Ray Airmen First Class Anchorage Alaska, and one great grandchild, Harrison Ray Saybrook, Il. His siblings, Edward Wolf, Farmington, MO, Walter Wolf, Wikieup, AZ, David & Linda Wolf, Altamont, IL, Ruth & Todd Lockwood, Wilmington, IL, Melvin & Debbie Wolf, Victorville, CA, and Larry Wolf, Raleigh, NC. He was preceded in death by his parents, August William Wolf, and Elizabeth Marie (Myers) Wolf, 2 brothers, William and Richard Wolf, and sister-in-law Barbie Wolf.
Messages and memories for the family may be left on the Kruger Coan Pape Facebook page or on their website at www.krugercoanpape.com. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Dogs for the Deaf in Wayne’s memory.