Wayne E. Christian
November 5, 1928 to November 11, 2020
Wayne is survived by Beatrice (Mello), wife of 67 years and children Kathleen (Larry) Solari, John (Jennifer) Christian, & Michael Christian and grandchildren Dominic Solari, Annie & Matt Christian and Jack & Meg Christian. Surviving sister Phyllis Womack. Preceded in death by sisters Rena Mae Laughlin & Delores Bowman and brother Loren Christian. He had 17 nieces and nephews and many great nieces and great nephews.
Wayne started his career at Bank of America while attending Modesto High in 1946 and retired in 1987. While in high school he was treasurer for Future Farmers of America. He was named 1986 Turlock Business Leader of the year, served on the board of Yosemite Farm Credit from 1988 to 2017, and was past president of Turlock Country Club. He was involved in many other local organizations including Rotary Intl of Turlock, Century Club of Stanislaus, Arrowhead Club and Creative Alternatives. He enjoyed golfing, playing cards, watching baseball, and spending time with his grandkids.
Private services for immediate family to be held at Allen Mortuary with a Celebration of Life at a future date. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to United Samaritans of Turlock or Community Hospice of Modesto.