DeKALB – DeKALB – Wayne L. Joslin, 81, of DeKalb, Ill., formerly of Bothell, Wash., died Monday, March 18, 2013, at Pine Acres Rehab & Living Center in DeKalb.|
He was born March 11, 1932, in DeKalb, and was the son of Walter and Edna (Jacox) Joslin.
Wayne worked as a company executive for Quinton Instrument. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in DeKalb.
Survivors include one daughter, Diane (Gary) Freedman of California; two sons, David Joslin and Douglas Joslin, both of California; grandchildren, Stephen, Cheryl, Terry, Lauren and Brian Freedman, and Bonnie (George) Rowley, Evan and Toby Joslin; and great-grandchildren, Gabriel, Josiah, Rosalynn and Adeline Rowley. Also surviving are Antonia Ferrer and Robert Kernkamp, both of Bothell.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Walter E.; and sister, Dorothy Mae Schoo.
Celebration of life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at First United Methodist Church in DeKalb with Pastor Jon Hutchison officiating. Burial will be immediately following at Fairview Park Cemetery in DeKalb. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. Saturday until the time of service at the church.
Memorials can be made to the family in care of the funeral home to be established at a later date.
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Arrangements were entrusted to Ronan-Moore-Finch Funeral Home, 310 Oak St., DeKalb, IL 60115; 815-758-3841.
Published in Daily Chronicle on Mar. 20, 2013