Our loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, son and brother passed away at home Thursday, January 29, 2015 with his family by his side, age 57. The son of Adelbert “Mick” and Barbara (Kato) Abram he was born February 9, 1957 in Bay City and has lived in the area all his life. Wayne married JoAnne E. Coppinger in 1998 and she survives him. He graduated from John Glenn High School in 1976 and was employed with Kawkawlin Church Furniture for over 38 years. Wayne enjoyed hunting, fishing, wood working, watching sports, country westerns and the occasional trip or two casino .
Surviving besides his wife, JoAnne are his children: Wayne T. (Nikki) Abram, Jr., Michelle Abram, Bobbi Jo (Juan) Rodriguez, Theresa (Scott) McNally and Clayton Tebedo, sixteen grandchildren, one great grandson, his father and mother, Mick and Barbara Abram, one brother, Mitch (Tina) Abram, three sisters: Debra (Randy) Smith, Kathy (Scott) Kloha and Rhonda (Ken) Smith, two sister in-laws, Julie (Terry) Wilson and Karen (Kenny) Sylvester and special family members, Todd (Stephanie) Bedell and Shawn Burzynski. Wayne was predeceased by his mother and father in-law, Shirley and Clayton Coppinger and his aunt and uncle, Margaret (Jim) Bedell.
The Funeral Service will be held Monday, February 2, 2015 at 12:00noon from the Squires Funeral Home. Rev. Mark Montei of Essexville Baptist Church will officiate and interment will follow in Floral Gardens Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 1:00 to 7:00pm and Monday after 11:00am. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.” www.squiresfuneralhome.com