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Wayne Olney McCausey

February 26, 1942 ~ March 26, 2020 (age 78)

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Obituary

     Wayne Olney McCausey, age 78, of Fowler, MI, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2020, at Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, MI.

     A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Fowler, MI, on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 10:30 A.M. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 5, 2021 from 6:00-8:00 P.M. at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler, MI. Rosary will be prayed at the funeral home at 7:00 P.M. Friday. A Private Graveside Service took place for Wayne at Most Holy Trinity Cemetery, Fowler, MI on March 30, 2020.

     Wayne was born in Portland, MI on February 26, 1942, the son of Floyd D. and Bernice (Weatherbee) McCausey. He graduated from Portland High School with the class of 1961. He served his country in the United States Army Reserve. Wayne worked for TRW in Portland for 35 years, retiring in 1997.

     On May 15, 1965, Wayne married Arlene Theresa Spitzley at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Fowler. They were preparing to celebrate their 55th anniversary this year.

     Wayne enjoyed the out of doors, especially fishing. He was a devoted husband, father and grandpa. He loved his grandchildren and enjoyed playing with them. They will always remember his humor and laughter! Wayne was a friend to all who knew him and was well-known for his smiles and kindness. Wayne was a member of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church Fowler, MI.

     Wayne is survived by his wife Arlene McCausey of Fowler, 3 children: Greg (Cathy) McCausey of Holt, Michele (Joe) Hanses of Westphalia, Daryl (Latina) McCausey of Lansing; son-in-law Larry Feneis of Pewamo, 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. His is also survived by a brother Charles (Mary) McCausey.  Wayne was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Connie Feneis, grandson Benjamin Hanses, 4 brothers: Fred (Doris) McCausey, Martin (Alice) McCausey, Bob (Kate) McCausey, and Leo (Betty) McCausey.

     Memorials may be made to the Charity of your choice. To leave an online condolence for the family, please visit Wayne's obituary at www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler, MI.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
March 5, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler
11112 W. Ionia Street
Fowler, MI 48835

Rosary
Friday
March 5, 2021

7:00 PM
Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler
11112 W. Ionia Street
Fowler, MI 48835

Memorial Mass
Saturday
March 6, 2021

10:30 AM
Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church
545 N. Maple Street
Fowler, MI 48835

Donations

Charity of Donors Choice

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