ROCK INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – BRAHAM
Wayne Hay, of Stanchfield, passed away on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at GracePointe Crossing Gables West in Cambridge. He was 83 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, October 30, 2017 at the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Chapel in Braham.
VISITATION will be held on Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm at the funeral home, as well as one hour prior to the service on Monday.
Wayne Jesse Hay, age 83, of rural Stanchfield, MN passed away early Tuesday morning, October 24, 2017 at GracePointe Crossings West in Cambridge.
Wayne was born on February 7, 1934, in Flandreau, South Dakota to Jess Hay and Minnie (Harwood) Hay. He grew up in South Dakota before volunteering for the draft; joining the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1957.
He married Lori Frye on December 27, 1958 in Ontario, Wisconsin. They lived in Minneapolis for several years before moving to the farm in Stanchfield in 1970, where they raised their four children.
Wayne loved farming and living in the country. He worked as a mold maker at Plastech Corporation in Rush City for 25 years before retiring.
Wayne was a volunteer fire fighter for the Dalbo Fire Department and a former member of the Braham School Board. He loved being an active member of the Braham Moose Lodge, serving as administrator and governor; earning the high honor of Pilgrim. He also served as State Moose President. Wayne enjoyed bowling and traveled to many tournaments.
Wayne was preceded in death by his parents, 1 brother, 2 sisters and infant great grandson Matthew.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Lori; children Diane (Alan) Gulbrandson of Cambridge, Steve of St. Paul, Anne of Stanchfield, and David (Arlene) of Isanti; nine grandchildren, Amy (Jody) Clinkenbeard, Kelly Gulbrandson, Ryan, Kyle (Kelly), Jordan (Brooke), Chris Henke, Adam (Jackie) Henke, Colin Henke, and Arabella Hay; five great grandsons, Treyvon Gulbrandson, Joshua and Jonas Clinkenbeard and Lucas and Henry Hay; and also survived by many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.