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Wayne Belanger

May 14, 1934 — July 22, 2023



Wayne A. Belanger, age 89, of Holcombe, passed away July 22, 2023 at Meadowbrook nursing home in Bloomer.

Wayne was born May 14, 1934 to Arthur and Margaret (Schroeder) Belanger in Stratford WI. Wayne served in the US army in 1954 during the Korean War and served 1 1/2 years stationed in Korea.

In 1958 he married Geraldine Obernberger, his wife of 65 years. In 1959 they purchased a bar in Milan Wisconsin and called it “Wayne & Geri’s”. They sold their bar in Milan and opened another “Wayne & Geri’s” in Athens Wisconsin.  In 1971 they sold the bar and started Belanger Trucking and Belanger Granite.  Wayne retired in the 1980’s and they moved full time to their cabin in Holcombe.

Wayne loved the outdoors he was an avid hunter.   He also enjoyed fishing, playing pranks on family and friends, traveling, golfing, bowling, pool league and baseball.   He was quick with a joke and loved spending time with his family, friends and grandchildren.

Wayne is survived by his wife: Geraldine; six children: Nancy (JJ), Darrell (Kris), Debbie, Corinne (Tim) James (Rhonda), Cheryl (Brian); many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings: Fern (Walter) Baumann, Jean (Victor) Streamer, Lyle (Donna Mae) Belanger, Myra Boneske.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Lions Pavilion in Holcombe, on CTY HWY M on Sunday August 13, 2023 from 1:00-5:00 PM.  Olson Funeral Home in Bloomer is assisting the family.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Sunday, August 13, 2023

1:00 - 5:00pm (Central time)

Holcombe Lions Pavilion

27999 Co Hwy M, Holcombe, WI 54745

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