Wayne W. Scott


Wayne Scott was born on September 21, 1932, in Russell, Minnesota. He was the son of Walter and Blanche (Makovsky) Scott. Wayne was baptized as an infant and later confirmed in his faith as a youth. He graduated from Pine River High School in 1950 and from Bemidji State University in 1952 with a two-year provisional license in Elementary Education. He earned a B.S. Degree in 1957 from Bemidji State and furthered his education at the University of Minnesota earning a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. In addition to these degrees, he also earned a remedial reading and special education license from St. Cloud State University.

Wayne was drafted into military service in the United States Army on January 15, 1953 in Fort Sheridan, IL and served his country during the Korean War as a weapons instructor and general supply specialist at Fort Riley, KS and Camp McCoy, WI. He received Honorable Discharge from active duty on January 14, 1955, in Fort Riley, KS and achieved the rank of Sergeant.

Wayne’s teaching career began in Barnesville, MN, where he taught 6th grade before being drafted into the army. Upon his return, he taught 4th and 5th grade for one and a half years in Pine River, MN, before settling in Hutchinson as an elementary teacher in 1957.

Wayne is survived by his: Children, Michael Scott and his wife, Mary, Karen Scott, Thomas Scott; Brother, Darrell Scott and his wife, Ann; Many Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and friends.

Wayne is preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Blanche Scott; Wife, Barbara; Sister, Dorothy King; Brother-In-Law, Orville King; Sister-In-Law, Donna (Flynn) Browne; Brother-In-Law, William Browne; Nephews, David Browne and William Browne; Niece, Jeannie Brown-Lambert; Many other relatives and friends. Arrangements by the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson. 

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