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Marvin Wayne Zanger

Marvin “Wayne” Zanger , age 64, of 500 Monroe St., Quincy, died Friday, March 1, 2013, at 12:26 am in Blessing Hospital.

Wayne was born January 9, 1949 in Quincy, Illinois, the son of Melvin and Carrie Campbell Zanger. He had been married to Shelly Smith.

Wayne owned and operated his own trash hauling business for 25 years. he worked as a janitor for twelve years at St. Mary Catholic School and for seven years at Quincy Window Cleaning and Janitorial Service. Wayne was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan. He loved cars, especially sports and classic cars. He enjoyed listening to rock and roll music. Wayne’s favorite pastime was simply spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren; he loved them all very much.

Survivors include: two children, Dwayne (Saria) Zanger of Quincy, and Teri (Adam) Junk of Quincy; five grandchildren, Ethan, Dayne, Dominic, Connor and Adalyn; two sisters, Shirley Nagel of Quincy, and Arlene (Jim) Toneff of Colorado Springs, CO; a brother, Larry Zanger of Quincy; a sister-in-law, Cheryl Zanger of Quincy; and several nieces an nephews

Wayne was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Gary Zanger.

Services: 11:00 am Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with Monsignor Michael Kuse officiating.

Burial: Quincy Memorial Park, Quincy, Illinois

Visitation: 10:00 am – 11:00 am, Wednesday March 6, 2013 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home

Memorials: Blessing Cancer Center


Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

  1. Dwayne and Terri, I just saw this article about the passing of your dad today. I would like to send my condolences to you and let you know that you are in my prayers. Your dad was a nice man and I know he loved you two very much.
    Take care!

    Mrs. Carla Slough (former St. Mary teacher)

  2. To the Family of Marvin Wayne Zanger, Please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of your loved one. May you look forward to a time when this verse comes true. “And God will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.”-Rev 21:4

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