Gayle McQuistan, age 82, of Wayne
Posted: 04 January, 2018
Funeral Services for Gayle R. McQuistan, 82, of Wayne, will be held at First United Methodist Church in Wayne on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. Visitation will be held at First United Methodist Church in Wayne on Monday from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne. Memorials may be directed to the Mc Quistan family for later designation. He passed away on Wednesday at Careage Campus of Care in Wayne. Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.
Gayle Robert McQuistan was born June 1, 1935, in Wayne to John Comfort and Mae Lillian (Gilster) McQuistan. He was baptized and confirmed at the First Presbyterian Church in Pender. He graduated from Pender High School in 1953 and attended Wayne State College. Gayle married Sharon Van Buren March 15, 1991, at the First United Methodist Church in Wayne. The couple has lived in Wayne for the last 30 years. Gayle was employed as a manufacturing plant manager for 50 years. His first 30 years were at Automatic Manufacturing and later National C Manufacturing for 20 years both located in Pender. Gayle was also on the Pender School Board for 13years. He enjoyed building, designing, wood working, marching bands, league bowling, and all sports; especially Nebraska football.
Gayle is survived by his, wife, Sharon; children, Christina Hendrix of Wayne, Teresa (Jessy) Mick of Wayne, Sheryl (Alex Garcia) Salmons of Oakley, KS, John McQuistan of Wayne, Janelle McQuistan of 29 Palms, CA, Bob (Deb) McQuistan of York, Sally (Terry) Bailey of York, sister, Darlene “Dolly” Robertson of Durham, NC; grandchildren, Brett (Shantel) Hendrix, Thomas and Matthew Hendrix, Siera and Cailee Brugger, Alyssa Lowe, Kaylie (Nick) Erwin, Jesse Frick, Shannon Weihe, Alexa, Jon, and Justin McQuistan, Sarah and Will Bailey; great-grandchildren, Jack Lowe and Benjamin Erwin; mother-in-law, Mildred Van Buren of Wayne; and many nieces and nephews.
Gayle was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, Frank and Blanche Gilster; father-in-law, Ervin Van Buren; and brother-in-law, Gerald Robertson.
Gayle’s family appreciates your thoughts and kindness and invites you to a reception in the church fellowship hall.
Hasemann Funeral Homes
302 North Lincoln Street
Wayne, Nebraska 68787 402.375.3100