Wayne M. Ginn (Uncle Wayne) passed away peacefully on Monday January 1, 2018 at 78 years-old. Wayne was born in Austin, MN to Morris and Vera Ginn. He married Sandi Hilton on July 11, 1964 and resided in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area until 1985 when he and Sandi moved to Chandler, Arizona. Wayne is survived by his wife Sandi, a sister, Judy Newgaard of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and eight nieces and nephews and their spouses including John and Leslie Baumhoefener, Tim and Barbie Nangle, Jamie and Wendy Baumhoefener, Mike Newgaard, David and Jeri Newgaard, Bo and Elizabeth (Lib) Stowe, Mike Doyle, and Ricky and Michelle (Shelly) Swindell.
He was preceded in death by his sister Phyllis Noller, and nephew Tommy Baumhoefener.
Wayne retired as a pipefitter from Motorola and enjoyed street-rodding, membership in the Arizona Street-Rod Association (ASRA), and golfing during his retirement. Wayne enjoyed his membership in the ASRA for many, many years, Wayne and Sandi traveled extensively with the other members on rod-runs, car shows, and competitions. Wayne will be greatly missed by family and friends, and all who knew him as Uncle Wayne.
Private graveside services will be held with full military honors at the National Cemetery in Cave Creek, Arizona. An afternoon celebration of life is scheduled for Noon on January 20, 2018, at Praise and Worship Center, 2551 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler, AZ. Please join us to celebrate the wonderful life of Wayne M. Ginn, lunch will be served. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Friends for Life Animal Rescue, Chandler, AZ. Arrangements have been entrusted to Legacy Funeral Home. Condolences can be given online at www.azlegacyfuneralhome.com.