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Wayne B. Mallette, Sr.

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Wayne B. Mallette, Sr.
Died on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

2:30 pm Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
National Cemetery
Wayne B. Mallette Sr., 85, of Davenport, Iowa, passed away peacefully Wed., May 17, 2017 at his home. Memorial graveside services will be held at 2:30 PM Tues., May 23rd at the National Cemetery, Rock Island, Illinois where military honors will be presented by American Legion Post #26, Davenport. Those wishing to attend the services are asked to meet at Weerts Funeral Home, Kimberly at Jersey Ridge Rd., Davenport at 1:30 PM for procession onto the Island. Pastor Donnie Plemmons will officiate. Memorials may be sent to his home or the VFW Post 828, 101 S. Linwood Ave., Davenport, IA 52804.

Wayne was born in 1932 in Des Moines, IA to Lorraine and Delcie Mallette. He married Shelia Faith Osterberg on July 28, 1953 in Bettendorf, IA. She preceded him in death August 25, 2013. During the Korean War, he served with the US Navy on the USS Midway. Since 1955, he worked as an office machine repairman for Monroe Systems for Business. In addition to his career, he enjoyed camping and his time with his family. He was a member of the NRA, Davenport VFW Post 828 and American Legion Post #26.

Survivors include daughters Faith (Greg) McElderry of Davenport and Margaret (Tim) Kress of Rock Island; sons Wayne B. Mallette Jr. (Lisa) of Ft. White, FL, Richard A. Mallette of Pierce City, MO and David (Sherry) Mallette of Moline; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; sister Brenda (Paul) Jeys of Davenport, and brothers Larry (Pam) Cheek of Davenport and Bruce (Sue) Cheek of Eldridge. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, brother Bob Mallette, sister Karen Garrow, granddaughter Amy Lee Sims, and his grandparents who raised him Martha and Roy Frasure.

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