Wayne C. Sedam, May 23, 1942 – December 7, 2009.
Wayne passed peacefully on December 7, 2009. He had been fighting squamous cell carcinoma. Although Wayne was a very serious and stern man, he had a very big heart and was always willing to lend a hand when needed. Wayne served in the United States Navy for twenty years. He fought in Vietnam. After his retirement from the Navy, he went to serve his community as a police officer and chief of police of both Ferndale, Califoria and Grangeville, Idaho. He was very dedicated to his job. He loved to collect guns, to fish and hunt, to build, and to care for his horses on his beloved ranch. Wayne loved everything John Wayne. He is survived by his wife Joan Sedam and son Justin Erickson, his daughter Lisa Van Horn and family, and his son Mike Sedam and wife Cory.
A memorial service will be held at the Grangeville Christian Church on Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 2:00 pm.