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Wayne Bigelow
Aug 26, 1929 - Sep 28, 2022

Rocklin — Dr. Wayne died at home at the age of 93. He will be greatly missed, but we rejoice in our assurance that he is in Heaven. 

Born in Turlock, CA to Balfour and Myrtie Bigelow, he attended Turlock High School, San Jose Bible College, MJC, UC Berkeley, and UCSF School of Medicine. 

Wayne married his high school sweetheart, Rolellen Dunham. 

Together they had 4 children, 8 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren. 

Wayne served the US government during the doctor draft years on the Hoopa and Yuma reservations. 

Returning to the Turlock/Hughson area. Dr. Wayne set up a medical practice and served residents of Stanislaus County for many years. 

He also pastored churches in Turlock, Sonora, Petaluma, Dublin, Anchorage and Roseville. 

After Rolellen passed away, Wayne married Carolyn Hart and together they served the seniors at Adventure Christian Church for 12 years.

A celebration of life will be held on Oct. 15th at 10:00am at Adventure Church, 6401Stanford Ranch Rd, Roseville, CA. Remote livestream of service at: 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to International Disaster Emergency Services -

This is one of many groups that Wayne supported, and he served on their board for a number of years.