Wayne Vernon Holter

Born: Tue., Nov. 3, 1936
Died: Wed., Oct. 31, 2012


Visitation

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Sun., Nov. 04, 2012
Location: Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Nov. 05, 2012
Location: Zion Lutheran Church


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Wayne Vernon Holter, 75, of Boonsboro, Maryland, passed from this life on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at his home.

 
Born on November 3, 1936, in Frederick, Maryland, he was the son of the late D. Vernon and Helen (Hoffman) Holter. 
 
Wayne graduated from Frederick High school in 1954 and went on to Western Maryland College, where he graduated in 1958. Wayne then graduated with his Masters of Education degree in 1964. 
 
He served his country with the U.S. Army in the 558th Signal Company, which was called to active duty in 1961 by President Kennedy during the Berlin Crisis.
 
Wayne taught at Middletown and Brunswick High Schools before becoming an Administrator at Linganore, Walkersville, and Thomas Johnson Evening High School. After his retirement, he worked as a realtor with McIntosh Realty in Frederick. 
 
He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Middletown, Maryland, where he was a former teacher of the Adult Discussion Group. 
 
In 1983, Wayne authored the book "Moran Fire and Steel". He also wrote many articles about knives and guns, as they were his passion and hobby, and he spoke of them until he could no longer speak.  He was a member of a custom knife-making group, The William F. Moran, Jr. Museum and Foundation, Inc., in Frederick, Maryland.
 
Wayne's final big adventure was building a tree house for his grandchildren.
 
The Holter family extends special thanks to friends and relatives who supported Wayne through his illness, and especially to Hospice of Washington County. 
 
He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Sarah (Ifert) Holter; one daughter, Julie Ann Selin and husband Timothy of Boonsboro; one son, Charles Vernon Holter of Greencastle, Pennsylvania; a daughter in law Mary Patricia Holter of Greencastle; and five grandchildren, Jacob, Chase, and Emma Holter, and Alyssa and Madison Selin. 
 
A funeral ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, November 5, 2012 at Zion Lutheran Church, 107 West Main Street, Middletown, Maryland. Rev. Kathy Vitalis Hoffman will officiate. Final resting place ceremonies will follow at the church cemetery.
 
The family will receive friends from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 4, 2012 at the Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro, as well as one hour prior to the funeral ceremony at the church. 
 
Memorial donations may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Grand Central Station, Post Office Box 4777, New York, New York, 10163 or to the Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Avenue, Hagerstown, Maryland 21742. 

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Tammy Poffenberger  - tlpoffenberger@yahoo.com
   Posted Wed October 31, 2012
Very sorry for your loss. Blessings to you and your family. Deepest Sympathy, Tammy Poffenberger

Bob Byers  - werdna66@gmail.com
   Posted Thu November 01, 2012
I worked with Wayne in the Frederick Co. School System and at Mackintosh Realtors and he was capable and sincere at his work! My condolences to his family and now may he rest in deserved peace! Bob Byers

Carroll Kehne, Jr.  - ckehne@verizon.net
   Posted Thu November 01, 2012
I wish to send my sincere condolences to the family of Wayne Holter. I was fortunate to have met Wayne and his dad in the early 50s as they always came to my dad's Gulf services station at 400 West Patrick St. for gas and service and conversation. Loyal and kind are my compliments of his dad Vernon and Wayne. I then was able to teach with Wayne as a colleague at Brunswick High School. As our careers unfolded, I had the opportunity to work with him over the years in the schools. He was a fine teacher, principal and Lieutenant in the USAR. I have learned and been influenced by Wayne Holter. I know God shares his light with Sarah and his beautiful family in their time of sorrow.

Buzz Mackintosh  - buzzmac@prodigy.net
   Posted Fri November 02, 2012
Our deepest sympathy from all of us here at Mackintosh Realtors we hope our heartfelt thoughts of the Holter family during this sad time , brings some small comfort and strenth


Kevin Conn
   Posted Fri November 02, 2012
My deepest sympathies go out to the Holter family. I have worked with Wayne's son Charles for close to 5 years and he is a person of great warmth and caring, which gives me a true understanding of Wayne's strength and character in mentoring and loving those around him.

Lori Schoenberg  - rickyraccoon42@aol.com
   Posted Mon November 05, 2012
Dear Precious Holter family,

Expressing our deepest sympathy for the loss of such a kind, dear soul. We had the joy of living "next door" for only 5 years, but Wayne''s memory will live in our hearts forever!!!! May God bless and draw ever so near during this great time of sorrow.

Love,

Lori and Rae Schoenberg, Dave and Gloria Smith

r gray  - ms21144@gmail.com
   Posted Mon November 12, 2012
My condolences to the family during this difficult time, I am sorry for your loss. It is never easy to lose a loved one in death. Please find comfort in God's word at Revelation 21:3,4.

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