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Obituaries

August 29, 2013

Wayne Shelangoski

BATAVIA — Wayne Dean Shelangoski, 60, of Batavia, died Aug. 23, 2013, at the Jefferson County Health Center in Fairfield from cancer.

Wayne was born Dec. 12, 1952, in Fairfield, the son of Clifford L. and Helen Elizabeth Heston Shelangoski.

He lived most of his life in the Fairfield area and attended Van Buren High School. Wayne married Ramona Wright Sept. 2, 1983. They later divorced.

He worked for Dexter as a forklift driver for 17 years. He loved fishing, four wheeling, his time with his grandkids and tinkering in his shop.

Surviving are his two sons, Brad (Katie) Shelangoski of Keota and Tony Long of Iowa City; one daughter, Dena Shelangoski of Libertyville; grandchildren, Aiden Shelangoski and Addison Long; his former wife, Ramona; sisters, Beverly (Robert) Taylor of Jacksonville, Fla., Marilyn Powell of Agency, Shirley Shelangoski of Pleasant Hill, Calif., Judy Patrick of Manteca, Calif., and Cheryl Huntoon of Fairfield; and several nieces and nephews.

Deceased family members include his parents; two brothers, Glen and Ernest Shelangoski; and an infant sister, Marsha Shelangoski.

There will not be a funeral ceremony.

A visitation for Wayne will held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Raymond Funeral Home in Birmingham. Cremation will follow the visitation.

Interment of ashes will be at a later time at Maple Hill Cemetery at Birmingham.

A memorial has been established to his grandchildren's education.

Arrangements are in the care of the Raymond Funeral Home in Birmingham.

Online condolences may be sent to www.raymondfuneralhomes.com.

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