Wayne Repp


Wayne Allan Repp, age 65, of Mendota, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at his home.

Wayne was born on January 10, 1956 in Lane County, Illinois, the son of Richard and Donnabell Louise (Smith) Repp.  As a young child, he attended school in Brazil, Iowa, until they transitioned to Centerville.  He graduated from Centerville High School, and furthered his education at welding school, becoming a certified welder.

After school, Wayne began working as a welder for Young Radiator.  He also worked for Rubbermaid and Barkers for a period of time.  Wayne retired from AYM in Albia.

Wayne enjoyed riding his motorcycle and listening to music as loud as he could.  He thoroughly enjoyed spending time with his children, his granddaughter, Baylor, and his friends.

Left to honor Wayne’s memory are his children, Lacie Stromwall of Centerville, and Lucas Repp of Centerville; a granddaughter, Baylor Stromwall of Centerville; a brother, Clay Repp of Centerville; a sister, Cheryl (John) Kauzlarich of Mystic; a nephew, Blake Upton of Brazil; uncles, Neal (Etta) Smith of Mystic, and Edward (Rose Ann) Smith of Mystic; two great nephews, Kevin (Brenda) Smith and family, and Jason Smith; as well as several extended family members and friends.

Wayne was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Donnabell Repp; sister-in-law, Denise Repp; and a niece, Faith Repp.

Cremation has been accorded.  Visitation will take place Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville with the family greeting friends from 5-7PM.  Memorials have been established to Lucas Repp, to be determined at a later date, and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, C/O Repp family, 1900 South 18th Street, Centerville, Iowa 52544. Condolences may be shared online at www.langefh.com.

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