Wayne Lee Metheny was born on September 17, 1956, to Jerry Metheny and Marilyn Bannon in Loveland, Colorado. He was raised in Loveland and graduated from Loveland High School in 1974. Wayne married Debi Blumanhourst on September 2, 1977, in Fort Collins, Colorado. They were longtime residents of Colorado, until they decided to move to Dunlap, Iowa, to be closer to their daughter Stannis.
Wayne worked in Colorado for the postal service for 15 years and HP for 20 years. He was currently employed at O’Riley’s in Denison. Wayne was dedicated to the fire service as a long-time volunteer fire fighter. He served as lieutenant of the Loveland Fire Department for 15 years and as assistant chief of the Merino, Colorado Fire Department for eight years.
Wayne died at home on October 13, 2019, attaining the age of 63 years and 26 days.
Wayne was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Debi Metheny of Dunlap; daughter, Stannis and her husband Joe Hoffmann of Dunlap; brother, Wayde Metheny of Loveland, Colorado; and other relatives and friends.