STRYKER -- Harold (Wayne) Chappuis, 89, of Stryker passed away late Monday evening May 12, 2014, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where he had been a resident since September 2013.
Wayne was born on June 9, 1924, in Stryker, Ohio, the son of the late Harold A. and the late Lola B. (Gurwell) Chappuis. He was a graduate of Stryker High School. On January 27, 1945, he married the former Betty M. Brandon, and she preceded him in death on August 5, 1995. Wayne was a farmer all of his life. He also helped his father run the Chappuis Dairy. Wayne enjoyed listening to polka and country western music. In his earlier years he enjoyed going dancing with his wife and friends.
Surviving are his brother Willis (June) Chappuis of Bryan; four nephews, Michael (Robin) Chappuis , Ronald (Kelly) Chappuis, Darrell Chappuis and Randy (Vicki) Chappuis, all of Stryker. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death, besides his wife, were his parents; and sister, Thelma.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday May 16, 2014, at the Stryker United Brethren Church with Pastor Nick Woodall and Pastor Fred Brandon officiating. Interment will follow in the Stryker Cemetery. Friends may call at the Grisier Funeral Home in Stryker today from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friends may also call at the church on Friday from 10 a.m. until service time.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to either the Stryker United Brethren Church or the charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.GrisierFH.com.