BLOOMFIELD. Wayne E. Mason, 61 of Bloomfield died October 5, 2010 at Ottumwa Regional Health Center. He was born June 7, 1949 in Kirksville, Missouri to Orlo and Irma Johnson Mason. He married Sandra J. Pottorff August 31, 1974 in Bloomfield, Iowa. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Wayne was a State Soil Conservation Technician for the State of Iowa Natural Resources and Conservation Services. He was a member of the Bloomfield Christian Church and Reed Whisler Post #78 of the American Legion in Bloomfield.
He is survived by his wife; a daughter Sarah (Dave) Cline of Smithville, Missouri; a son David Mason of Bloomfield and 2 grandchildren Mason and Connor Cline of Smithville, Missouri.
He is preceded in death by his parents and a sister Frances Mason.
A celebration of Wayne’s life will be held at 2 PM Friday October 8, 2010 at the Bloomfield Christian Church with Pastor Stephen Bowie officiating. Military rites by Reed Whisler Post #78 of the American Legion in Bloomfield will follow the service. The family will be at the Bloomfield Christian Church fellowship hall to greet friends from 5-7 pm Thursday, October 7, 2010. A memorial in lieu of flowers has been established to the McGowen Recreation and Wildlife Area in Bloomfield. Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield is assisting the family.