Wayne S. Juhlin of Saint Charles, MO, born October 10, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020.
He is survived by his daughter Jan (Jay) Simon , his son Kent (DaNae) Juhlin, and five grandchildren of Saint Charles, and his brother Deane Juhlin of Venice, FL. His Belgian wife, Jacqueline, predeceased him in 2019.
Wayne was a veteran of World War II as a member of the 12th Army Group and the 3rd U.S. Army serving in France, Belgium and Germany in 1944, 1945, and 1946. His first visit to St. Louis was in 1946 when he received his discharge from the Army. He later retired from the Army Reserve service in 1964.
He was a graduate of Kansas State University in Architectural Engineering, a member of TKE fraternity, and the Methodist church.
After college, in 1952, Wayne returned to St. Louis and was employed by Sverdrup and Parcel Engineers and Architects (later Sverdrup Corp) for a career of almost 39 years. He was a resident of Olivette where he raised his children. After 32 years in the St. Louis office of Sverdrup, Wayne was transferred to the assignment as the resident engineer at the Kings Bay, Georgia, Navy Submarine base overseeing the construction of the Trident Training Facility. Over the years with Sverdrup, he was the Project Manager on many significant commercial and military projects, The Clayton government center and Fort Leonard Wood masterplanning. He retired in December 1990.
He and Jackie spent their retirement years in Sun City Center and Venice Florida. Sun City was a Plus 55 senior community with over 300 clubs and activities that provided facilities for an interesting life.
Wayne returned to the St. Louis area in 2020 to live with his daughter after his wife passed away.
Burial will take place at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
Service times are currently pending and will be private.