Wayne L. Bargfrede

Monday, June 29, 2020

Wayne L. Bargfrede, 80, of Marshall, Mo., died Friday, June 26, 2020, at Legendary Nursing and Rehab.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall with William W. Harlow officiating. Burial with military rites will follow in Blackburn Cemetery. Masonic services will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday with visitation following from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Social distancing will be observed at all events, and face masks are strongly encouraged. Memorials are suggested to Wonderland Camp, and an online guestbook is available at www.campbell-lewis.com.

Born Aug. 7, 1939, in Saline County, he was the son of the late William Martin Bargfrede and Thelma Lane Bargfrede Johnson. Wayne lived in Saline County most of his life and was a 1957 graduate of Blackburn High School. On Sept. 23, 1960, he married Alice M. Willard, who survives of the home. Wayne served for 42 years with the Missouri Army National Guard where he worked as a mechanical technician and retired at the rank of Master Sergeant. Following his retirement, he could often be found working at his shop, Wayne’s Small Engines. He was a member of American Legion Post 558 in Malta Bend and Trilumina Masonic Lodge No. 205 A.F. and A.M in Marshall. Wayne enjoyed cars, music, the Cardinals, Royals, Chiefs and Mizzou Tigers. He was of the Lutheran faith.

In addition to his wife, Alice, he is survived by three children, Leah Ann Bargfrede, John Bargfrede (Donna) and Darla Malan, all of Marshall; six grandchildren, Sara Summers (Jordan), Heather Malan, Allyson Wonders, John Lyle Bargfrede, Ashley Atkinson (Charles) and William J. Warren; nine great-grandchildren, Alice Jean Summers, Valerie Kay Summers, Matthew Atkinson, Alexander Atkinson, Kail Warren, Chloe Jones, Alice Warren, Thomas Warren and Remington Warren; as well as nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family.

Wayne was preceded in death by his parents; stepfather, Roy W. Johnson; two brothers, William F. Bargfrede Sr. and Roy “Doug” Johnson; two stepsisters, Marjorie Kark and Nellie Geisinger; and two stepbrothers, William Johnson and Ernie Johnson.