Wayne Ross HarlanFebruary 15, 1933 ~ November 13, 2017 (age 84)
Wayne Harlan, 84, of Alliance passed away on November 13, 2017 at Canterbury Villa in Alliance. Wayne was born in Alliance on February 15, 1933 the son of the late Frank and Pauline (Haines) Harlan. He was and 1951 graduate of Sebring McKinley High School and the Owner/Operator of the Green Valley Dairy Farm and worked as a Bus Driver for Sebring and West Branch Local Schools for over forty years retiring in 2005 from West Branch. Wayne was a 70-year member of Mile Branch Grange, a member of Bethel United Church of Christ where he served as past elder and deacon. He Enjoyed wood working, and bowling but most important was spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years Patsy (Kinser) Harlan whom he married on April 1, 1971, his children; Jeen (Scott) Ptak of Essex Junction, VT, Kay (Allyn) Mansfield of Groveport, OH, Phillip (Pamela) Harlan of Salem, Trisha (David) Austin of Alliance, his step-children Kimberly (David) Baum of Homeworth, Randy (Tami) Buehler of Fairlawn, OH, 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother Lynn (Mary) Harlan of Sebring and a sister in law Heidi Harlan of California. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his brother Ronald Harlan.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown funeral home at 12:00 PM with Rev. Dr. Scott Ptak officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday the hour prior to the service from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Entombment will take place at Highland Memorial Park in Beloit. Memorial contributions can be made in Wayne's honor to the Alzheimer's Association P.O. Box 96011 Washington, D.C. 20090-6011. Friends may sign the guest register and send condolences online at www.grfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown funeral home, Sebring, OH (330) 938-2526.