**UPDATE- A Celebration of Life will be held at the Mancelona American Legion on April 23, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Wayne Allen Packman, age 64, of Mancelona, passed away on March 3, 2022.
He was born on April 13, 1957, in San Diego, California.
Wayne was proud of his military accomplishments with the Army, and his career as a radio broadcaster.
In his retirement, he enjoyed raising his family with the love of his life, Lana.
Wayne is preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Gail Packman; his grandfather, Frank Packman; father-in-law, Oscar Chantiny; and brother-in-law, Dan Kapala.
He is survived by his wife, Lana Packman; his children, Brenda, Fern, Landon, Niki, and Lance; his brother, Gerald; sisters-in-law, Lori (Rick) Decker, Lisa Kapala, and Heather Nelson; and many nieces and nephews.
At this time, the family has chosen to remember him privately. There will be a Celebration of Life held at a later date. More details will be provided as they are confirmed.
Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PO Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.