Wesley Elwood Sine passed away on July 2, 2012, following a courageous battle with cancer.
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Wes was preceded in death by his previous wife Kay Sine, father Elwood Sine and mother Dorothy Sine.
He was born on Aug. 3, 1936, in Klamath Falls to Elwood and Dorothy Sine. He spent most of his life in Klamath Falls and graduated from Klamath Union High School.
Wes served in the United States Army from 1961 through 1964 after which he returned to Klamath Falls to open a family owned business with his father, Sine's Lumber, that was later moved to a larger location on South Sixth Street and renamed Weswood Building Supply.
Throughout his life in Klamath Falls, he was active within the community. He participated in organizations such as the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE), International Order of Hoo Hoo, and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). He held many elected positions in the organizations in which he participated.
From 1992 to 1996, Wes served as a Klamath County Commissioner.
His passions included hunting, fishing, flying, racing cars, and enjoying his cabin, located on Spring Creek outside of Klamath Falls, with his family and friends.
Wes is survived by his beloved wife Elaine Sine, Merle D. Sine of Laguna Hills, Calif., son Elwood Sine of Klamath Falls, daughter Lynn Haegeland of San Antonio, Texas, five grandchildren Blake Sine, Josie Allison, Rachel Novak, Justin George and Brandon George, two great-grandchildren, step-daughter Cindy Hein, step-son Brad Hein, six step-grandchildren, and 25 step-great-grandchildren.
On behalf of Wes and his family, we wish to thank all the staff at Marquis Care at Plum Ridge for their wonderful care for Wes in his final days; your constant and gracious attention was truly appreciated.
A celebration of his life for family and friends will be announced at a later date.
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Published in Herald And News on July 11, 2012