Wayne R. Angstrom, 82, of North Royalton, OH, a pioneer of the printing industry and owner of AngstromGroup, passed away at his home, surrounded by family, on Monday, November 22, following a brief illness. A native of Chicago, IL, Wayne was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Angstrom; his mother, Dorothy Kilroe; and his step-father, Gene Kilroe. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Sandra (Weber) Angstrom; his children, Mark Angstrom, Boca Raton, FL; Carl (Anne) Angstrom, Naples, FL; David (Jen) Angstrom, Arvada, CO; and Kristina (David) Neumann, Broadview Heights, OH; ten grandchildren, Sofia and Mark (Mark); Colin and Catherine (Carl/Anne); Audrey and Evan (David/Jen); and Jack, Henry, Sam, and Lily (Kristina/David); and one great-grandchild, Echo (Audrey).
Wayne was an honorable veteran of the United States Marine Corps and a 55+ year member of the Masonic Fraternity. He dedicated years of service and leadership to the Shriners organization, serving as the 2015 Potentate of the Al Koran Shrine (OH), Commander of Al Koran-Legion of Honor, Commander of Great Lakes Shrine Association-Legion of Honor, 4th Lieutenant Commander of the International Association of the Legion of Honor, a member of Palace No.765 Lodge, Boca-Delray (FL) Lodge No.171, and a KCCH member of the Lake Worth (FL) Scottish Rite. A respected leader in the printing industry, Wayne was the Chairman and owner of the AngstromGroup. In addition to a lifetime of service, Wayne was an active and faithful member of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Brecksville, OH, and St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church in Boca Raton, FL. Wayne will be remembered by those who knew him for his kindness, graciousness, humor, leadership, service, faith, humility, and strength. Wayne’s love for and commitment to his family, his extended family, and his friends endures.
A memorial service will be held Friday, December 10, at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 9549 Highland Dr, Brecksville, OH, by the Rev. Stephanie Pace. Public visitation begins at 10:30 a.m., followed by the service at 11:30 a.m. A private burial service will be held at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.
St Matthew’s Episcopal Church Priest: Rev Stephanie Pace 9549 Highland Dr Brecksville, OH 44141 (440) 526-9865 stmatthewsbrecksville.org
9:30 am ..........................Family Viewing at St Matthew’s Episcopal Church
10:30 am ........................Public Visitation at St Matthew’s Episcopal Church
11:30 am .........................Masonic Service + Mass Service with Rev Stephanie Pace
2:30 pm...........................Family Military Service/Burial at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church and/or Al Koran Shrine-Legion of Honor.
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church Priest: Rev. Stephanie Pace 9549 Highland Dr Brecksville, OH 44141 Donate to St Matthew’s Episcopal Church: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=WNB6BM73VUEJL
Al Koran Shrine-Legion of Honor c/o ILL SIR Jack Conner, 4th Int’l Chief of Staff 33664 Reserve Way Avon, OH 44011-3223 Donate to Al Koran Shrine-Legion of Honor: https://alkoranshriners.com/pay-dues-or-donate-now/
Sandy Angstrom, Wayne’s devoted wife of 58 years, will assume the position of Chairwoman of AngstromGroup, continuing her involvement in the company since its founding. The daily operation of the company and its three divisions will continue to be run by David Angstrom and David Neumann, along with their wives Jen Angstrom and Kristina Neumann. Carl and Mark Angstrom will continue to serve as board members, with Carl Angstrom, David Angstrom and David Neumann assuming the roles of Vice Chairmen.
Wayne’s commitment to this industry, this company, its team members, and our customers was unwavering, and the AngstromGroup will continue that commitment for many years to come, building upon the foundation established by our patriarch.