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Wayne E. Scheimann

July 5, 1940 March 17, 2020
Wayne E. Scheimann
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Obituary for Wayne E. Scheimann

Wayne E. Scheimann, age 79, a resident of Addison, IL since 1965, formerly of Fort Wayne, IN, passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Edward Hospital in Naperville, IL from complications due to an illness. He was born July 5, 1940 in Fort Wayne.

Beloved husband of Barbara J. Scheimann, whom he married August 4, 1962, loving father of David W. (Lynn) Scheimann of Joliet, IL and Michael (Courtney) Scheimann of Aurora, IL, adored grandfather of Mason Scheimann, devoted son of the late Edgar and Lillian (nee Springer) Scheimann, dear brother of Robert (Ramona) Scheimann of Fort Wayne and the late Carol (Marlin) Brutlag, brother-in-law of Julie (the late Rev. Dr. Deane) Schuessler of Woodbury, MN and Sandra (Ronald) Pfeiffer of Hoffman Estates, IL, proud cousin, uncle, great-uncle and friend of many.

Wayne grew up in Fort Wayne, IN, attended Concordia Lutheran High School (Class of 1958) and earned a degree in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chicago.

Wayne was licensed as a Professional Engineer to practice in Illinois, New York and California, was a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and was employed by Nalco Chemical Company in Naperville for 29 years, retiring in 1998. Wayne was an industry recognized and sought after expert in Fire Protection and Process Safety Engineering.

Wayne was a member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Addison since 1965 and was a former president of The Addison Fire Protection District. He enjoyed fishing, camping and traveled the world extensively through his career with Nalco.

Due to current world events, services are being planned for a future date.

Future inurnment: Beverly Cemetery, Blue Island, IL.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Wayne's memory may be made to:

St. Patrick's Residence, 1400 Brookdale Road, Naperville, IL 60563, (630) 416-6565,


St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 37 Army Trail Blvd., Addison, IL 60101, (630) 543-6909,

Arrangements by Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville, IL.

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213 or visit

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St. Patrick's Residence

1400 Brookdale Road
Naperville, IL 60563

St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church

37 Army Trail Blvd.
Addison, IL 60101

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