Wayne Alan Hahne, 83, of Houston Texas, passed away December 2, 2013. Dearly loved by family and friends for his wonderful and kind spirit; everyone who came across his path was a better person for knowing him. He was born in St. Louis, MO on November 14, 1930 to Clifford and Esther Hahne who preceded him in death along with his brother Kenneth Neil and beloved daughter Cheryl Hahne Nelson. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Sarah Bishop Hahne: son, Clifford Alan Hahne and wife Karyn Elise of Colleyville, TX; son-in-law Jesse "Buddy" Nelson of Sugar Land, TX; grandchildren, Claire Elise Nelson, Elyse Amanda Hahne, Amy Lynn Nelson, Cynthia Ann Hahne and Wayne Christopher Hahne, who all adored him.
A graduate of the University of Missouri at Rolla, he earned his BSME degree which was followed by a 2 year service in the United States Army. After a successful career which began at General Motors, he retired from Texas PetroChemicals in 1998. He was a devoted member of South Main Baptist Church and the Maverick Sunday School class.
Visitation with the family was 10:00am Thursday, December 5, 2013 followed by a Celebration of Life at 11:30am - South Main Baptist Church (Pasadena) located at 4300 E Sam Houston Pkwy S, Pasadena, TX 77508. In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests that donations be made to CanCare, an organization committed to fighting cancer with hope, at cancare.org or mailed to 9575 Katy Freeway, Suite 428, Houston, TX 77024. Donations can also be made to the South Main Baptist Maverick Sunday School class at the church's address above. For more information about the life of wayne, or to sign the online guest book, please visit darstfuneralhome.com