Fulton, Wayne E., Saginaw, Michigan


Beloved husband, dad and grandpa passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, following a lengthy illness. Age 84 years. He was born February 11, 1930 in Saginaw, Michigan the son of the late Blanche (Thiele) and Earl Fulton. He served with the Michigan National Guard. Wayne drove bus for the City of Saginaw, was employed by Wickes Boiler Co. (later Combustion Engineering) for 12 years and Gase Baking for 15 years. Wayne enjoyed listening to country music, especially Jim Reeves, he loved watching John Wayne/Clint Eastwood movies, motorcycles, racing, classic cars and air shows. He attended St. Peter Lutheran Church in Hemlock. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years Dorothy (Specht) and their children Steve (Shelly) Fulton of Saginaw and Lynn (Pete) Rios Jr. of Hemlock. Wayne is also survived by his children Terry (Sharon) Fulton of Milwaukee WI, Cathy Harris (Tom) of Flushing, Vickie (Rick) Stuart of Freeland, Randy Fulton (Jill) of Oakley, Wendy Graham of St. Charles and Tammie (Jake) Wolfe of St. Charles, all from a previous marriage, and by step-children Sally (Rich) O'Connor of Chesaning, Don (Gail) Vogler of Saginaw, and Ann Vogler (Jack) of Saginaw; 26 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren; three brothers Glen (Sherra) Fulton of North Carolina, Roy Fulton of St. Charles, and Dean (Carolyn) Fulton of Chesaning; two sisters-in-law Lela Chapel and Marion Fulton; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Wayne was predeceased by two brothers Ken Fulton and Carl Chapel, two sisters Joyce Allen and Betty Trumble, and two grandchildren, Shanna Fulton and Jeff Vogler. Wayne’s family extends special thanks to all at Covenant and VNA Hospice for their kindness and care. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the W. L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road, where his family will receive friends from 2:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday and then on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Rev. Richard Mundt will officiate with burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Covenant VNA Hospice, St. Peter Lutheran Church, Hemlock, or a charity of their choice. www.casefuneralhome.com