Wayne Victor, 87 of Prescott, Iowa entered eternal rest Thursday, December 23, 2021 at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston, Iowa. Services will be 11 AM Thursday, December 30, 2021 at Pearson Family Funeral Service & Cremation Center in Creston, Rev. Mary O’Riley officiating. The service will be available via Livestream on the Pearson website. Open visitation will be Wednesday, December 29, 2021 from 3-7 PM with family receiving friends 5-7 PM at the funeral home. Wayne will be laid to rest in the Bohemian National Cemetery, Prescott, Iowa. Memorial contributions can be directed to the Williamson American Legion, Prescott Volunteer Fire Department or the Prescott United Church-Disciples of Christ. Memories and condolences may be shared online at www.pearsonfuneralhomes.com.
Wayne Fredrick Victor, the son of Fredrick Joseph and Ruth Olive (Davis) Victor, was born December 19, 1934 on his grandparents farm west of Corning, Iowa. At the age of 11, Wayne’s father passed away and he took over farming the family farm. Wayne was educated in the Prescott schools, graduating from Prescott High School with the Class of 1953. Following graduation, Wayne sold Seed Corn and also worked for Creston Motor Company.
On September 29, 1961, Wayne was united in marriage to Wanda Blazek at the Prescott Community Church. He became a father to 4 children: Phyllis, Robert, Peggy and Evelyn. Wayne and Wanda were later blessed with the birth of their son, Fred.
Wayne was a long-time member of the Elks Lodge and the Prescott United Church-Disciples of Christ. He was currently serving as a Union Township Trustee. Wayne served as a past president of the Prescott Septemberfest Committee, served on the Board for Lake Icaria and was part of the Adams County Sheriff’s Posse. Wayne was an honorary member of the Williamson American Legion Post #719.
Left to cherish his memory is his devoted wife, Wanda Victor of Prescott, Iowa; his son, Fred Victor of Prescott; his daughters: Phyllis (Larry) Rucker of Clarinda, Iowa, Peggy (Bob) Reed of Stanton, Iowa, Evelyn (Brad) Albee of Orient, Iowa and son, Robert (Marvel) Blazek of Prescott, Iowa; 15 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; brother, Mike (Jane) Victor of Adel, Iowa and sister-in-law, Jean Victor of Westminster, Colorado; numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Wayne will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Wayne was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Donald Joseph Victor; grandparents and his faithful companion, Duke.