Wayne E. Jarvis

Wayne E. Jarvis, 86, of Shawano, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Wayne was born Dec. 2, 1932, in Racine to Wallace and Edna (Brandes) Jarvis. He attended Union Grove High School, graduating in 1950. Following high school, Wayne was employed at Shepherd Metal Company in Racine. He went on to work as a postman for several years.

On Oct. 11, 1954, Wayne was united in marriage to the former Eldien Albright in Union Grove, where they lived for many years. Wayne went on to work for Consolidated Freight Company in Milwaukee, retiring after 28 years. Wayne was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Union Grove. He was also a proud member of the Teamsters Union. In 2000, the couple relocated to Shawano. Wayne enjoyed fishing, playing bingo, and relaxing outdoors.

Survivors include his wife, Eldien, of Shawano; three sons, Jeff Jarvis, of Nevada, James Jarvis, of Rhinelander, and Jerry Jarvis, of Shawano; his granddaughter, Morgan (David) Eisch, of Toledo, Ohio; and his brother, Marvin Jarvis, of Eagle River.

Wayne was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister-in-law, Betty Jarvis.

In keeping with Wayne’s wishes, private family services will be held. Burial will take place in the Westlawn Cemetery in Mount Pleasant.

Mickelson Funeral and Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences at www.mickelsonfs.com.