January 9, 1932 - May 29, 2021
John Darwin Bayne, 89, passed away peacefully at his home on May 29, 2021. John was born on January 9, 1932 in Leavenworth, WA to Fayven and Gladys Bayne. He attended Leavenworth High School until he enrolled in the Navy with his brother Bob in 1950. He served on the USS Chevalier during the Korean war until 1954. While on leave from the Navy John married the love of his life Deloris (Shirley) Radke in 1951. After his honorable discharge, John and Shirley lived in Leavenworth on the family homestead up the Icicle. They moved to Wenatchee in 1960 where they raised their 3 children, John (Trina), Ron (Mary), and Julie (Dennis). After the Navy John worked at the Chelan County Highway Department (now called Public Works) where he enjoyed running big machinery. He retired in 1989 as Wenatchee District Foreman, after 34 years. He was a proud Grandpa to seven grandchildren. John and Shirley were devoted grandparents who showed up to every school event, sporting event, and recital. John’s hobbies included fishing, hunting, camping, snowmobiling, and motorcycle riding with his kids and grandkids. He spent many happy summers by his swimming pool with his family. He was known for taking meticulous care of his lawn and garden. During their retirement years John and Shirley held special places in their hearts for their dogs Sam, Nellie I, and Nellie II. John was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Shirley; son, Ron Bayne; sister, Irene Watson; and brother, Bob Bayne. He is survived by John and Trina Bayne, Mary Bayne, Dennis and Julie Tarbert, grandchildren Melissa Jasperson, Katie Flick, Stacey Beem, Michelle Hastings, Brandon Bayne, Joshua Hauff, Miranda Noah and 14 great grandchildren. Special thanks to Dr. Rutherford at Confluence Health for the special care. A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday June 13, 2021 from 2-4p.m. at the Mission Creek Community Club, 4724 Mission Creek Road, Cashmere.
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