**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.
5 comments on “Wayne A. Packman”
Take care Lana, hugs. (John5:28,29 that verse helps me out.)
Love Barb P.
Prayers for the Packman Family!
Wayne, Rest in peace. I knew your parents. Your dad taught painting classes at LN many yrs. ago. He was a great teacher and artist. We met a few times as well. Deepest Sympathy to your family and friends.
Thanks 🙏,Wayne’s Celebration of life will be at the American Legion on April 23rd from 11am to 3pm,and a luncheon served!
Rest in peace Wayne. You were a good friend. I’ll always remember your sense of humor. You’re whole family was awesome to me when I was a kid.