McHenry, IL – Wayne M. Roushia Jr., 53, passed away at his home on September 8, 2009.
Wayne Jr. was born in Racine to Wayne Sr. and Judith (nee: Nobel) on September 9, 1955, and had lived 20 plus years in Racine.
Wayne Roushia Jr. served in the United States Marine Corps from 1970 until 1973. He was employed by Lovejoy Inc. for 10 years. He was an avid sports fan with the Packers, Bulls and White Sox being his favorite teams. His hobbies were bowling, pool and darts. He enjoyed movies and cooking. Most importantly, he loved spending time with his family.
Wayne Jr. is survived by one daughter, Jamie; one son, John; four grandchildren; his mother, Judith; three sisters, Cynthia (Fred) Padgett, Lisa (Roderick) Ives and Kim (Robert) Emmerling; two brothers, William Roushia and Christopher Roushia; stepmother, Charlotte Roushia; nieces and nephews, Tina Badaracco, Nicole (Jason) Passehl, Megan (TJ) Jensen, Christine Gaulke, Jessica (Josh) Mooi, Fred Padgett IV, and Courtney Roushia; great-nieces and great-nephews, Robert Fale, Levi Jensen, Lily Fale and Brianna Jensen; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Sandra; two sons, Christopher and Adam; his father, Wayne Sr.; one brother, Michael Roushia; and a great-nephew, Zachary Jensen.
Funeral services will be held at the Wilson Funeral Home on Monday, September 14, 2009, at 1 p.m. Interment will follow at Southeastern Wisconsin Veteran's Memorial Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet with the family from 11 a.m. until the time of service. NOTE: The family has requested that wearing Green Bay Packers attire is appropriate for Wayne's funeral service.
Wilson Funeral Home
1212 Lathrop Ave., Racine 262-634-3361