Wayne Joseph Teeple

Wayne Joseph Teeple, age 68, of Strongs, MI went home to his Lord and Savior on January 31, 2022, from War Memorial Hospital.

Wayne was born on September 12, 1953, in Sault Ste. Marie, MI. He graduated from Brimley High School with the class of 1973. He married Faith Ann Hopper on February 14, 1975, at Brimley Baptist Church. He worked as a commercial fisherman for many years and retired as a forestry skidder operator. Wayne enjoyed cutting grass, feeding the birds, and shooting squirrels. He loved a good flee market. Wayne was a member of the Bay Mills Indian Community.

Wayne is survived by his wife: Faith Teeple; four children: Lee (John) Napoletano, and Esther (Judd) Kieliszewski both of Bay Mills, Joshua (Dorothy) Teeple of Gwinn, and Alex Teeple of Bay Mills; fourteen grandchildren: Natosha, Janine, Shianne (Michael), Tristan (Angelica), Connor, Isabella, Colin, Emery, Khale, Shadow, Cassidy, Rocky, Brianna, and Kyllah; and five great-grandchildren: Iris, Raine, Juvia, Dominik and Saoirse.  He is also survived by his mother: Theresa Joyce Teeple; his siblings: David (Charlene) Teeple of Hannahville, Gail Teeple, Vincent Teeple, Sharon Teeple all of Bay Mills, Dulcie (David) Waite of Salt Point, and Terry (Tom) Henninger and Calvin Teeple both of Bay Mills.

Wayne was preceded in death by his father: Emerson Davis Teeple; a granddaughter: Lauren; and three siblings: Cathy, Emerson, and Kenny Teeple,

A funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM on Saturday, February 5, 2022, at Strongs Community Bible Church with Pastor Glen Shaw officiating. Friends may call at the church from 3:00 PM until the time of the service. 

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