Wayne B. McMunn
Wayne B. McMunn, 92, of Archbold, and previously of Delta, passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at the Defiance Area Hospice Center after a brief stay. He was born on Feb. 9, 1924, at home in rural Delta to the late Vern and Dora (Hite) McMunn. On June 24, 1944, he married Maneta Sell of Blissfield, Mich., and they enjoyed 52 years together until she preceded him in death on May 5, 1997. On Sept. 4, 1998, he married Eleanor Rychener of rural Archbold, his loving wife of 18 years, and she survives. After graduating from Metamora High School in 1941, he became a lifelong farmer. Wayne and Maneta farmed near Delta. He always loved to talk about how the crops were, from planting to harvest. Faith in God, family, and farming was his life motto. He was a past member of Crossroads Evangelical Church in Wauseon. For over 30 years, he wintered in Florida. Wayne is also survived by his son, John (Barb) McMunn of Lambertville, Mich.; daughters, Kathie (Ken) Hofstra, of Green Valley, Ariz., and Leisa (Lawrence) Onweller of Delta; stepdaughter, Chris (Brian) King of Archbold; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one brother, Earl McMunn, of Jasper, Mich. Wayne was also preceded in death by his brothers, Harlan and Vernon McMunn; and one great-grandson, Isaiah Onweller. A funeral service for Wayne will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at Barnes Funeral Chapel in Delta. Interment will follow at Wauseon Union Cemetery. Friends and family will be received 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at the funeral chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Community Health Professionals Hospice in Archbold, 230 Westfield Drive, Archbold, Ohio 43502 or Crossroads Evangelical Church, 845 E. Leggett St., Wauseon, Ohio 43567. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.barnesfuneralchapel.com .
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