Albion - Wayne F. Clouse, 72, of Albion, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Jan 2, 2021. He was born on Aug 7, 1948 in Kendallville, to Frank and Elizabeth (Williamson) Clouse. Wayne was a graduate of Albion Jefferson High School and served in the US Navy. He married Debra Jo Bridegan on Aug 24, 1969. He was a lifetime area farmer and also worked at Moorhouse Oil and Truelove Brothers. Wayne served on the Central Noble School Board and the Noble County Council. He was a faithful member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Albion.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Debra Jo Clouse, daughters, Michele (David) Mundy of Norfolk, VA, Elizabeth (Todd) Vandegrift of Holladay, UT, Tricia (Matt) Marshall of Fort Wayne, and Andrea (Kevin) Bockelman of Fort Wayne; and grandchildren, Grace, Meg Alison, Eleanor, Hannah, Abigail, Claire, Henry, Trevor, Wyatt, Charlotte, and Clark. Also surviving are brothers, Tony Clouse of Goshen, and Tom (Sharon) Clouse of Albion; and sister, Karen (Stan) Holdeman of Ft. Wayne. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister-in-law, Connie Clouse.
Funeral Service will be 11:00am Saturday Jan 9, 2021 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 706 N Orange St., Albion. Pastor Bret Frymier will officiate. Visitation will be from 2-4 & 6-8pm Friday, Jan 8, 2021 at Harper Funeral Homes, Albion Chapel, 771 Trail Ridge Road, Albion. Those attending the visitation or funeral are required to wear masks covering the nose and mouth, and observe social distancing. Contributions in Wayne's memory may be directed to Central Noble Food Pantry or Trinity United Methodist Church.
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