Wayne M. Tiffany, 57, Independence, Missouri passed away September 15, 2012. Services will be at 10 a.m., Friday, September 21 at Fairmount Christian Church in Independence, Mo. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at Speaks Sub-urban Chapel in Independ-ence. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the American Cancer Society, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, MO 64105, Fairmount Christian Church or the Redwood Area Education Foundation, 100 George Ramseth Drive, Redwood Falls, MN 56283-1939.
Wayne was born April 19, 1955 in Clovis, N.M. He graduated from Redwood Falls High School before earning a degree in agricultural mechanics from Iowa State University in 1977. While at Iowa State, he was a member of the Iowa State Singers. He was an Eagle Scout.
He worked for Gleaner Combine for 22 years before working as a senior engineer at Automatic Systems, Inc. for the last 12 years.
He was an active member of Fairmount Christian Church where he served as a trustee, treasurer, deacon, Sunday school teacher and choir member. He also served as a consultant to the SolidWorks Software Company and was the president of the SolidWorks User Group in the Midwest. He also traveled to make presentations to other User Groups around the country regarding this software program.
He was always curious about how things were manufactured and how they worked. He was a gifted handyman with electronics and cars and was always willing to share his gift to help others. He also enjoyed singing and playing the guitar.
Wayne is survived by his wife of 28 years Becky Tiffany; daughters Rachel Kitley and husband Chip of Lake Lotawana, Mo.; Elizabeth Tiffany of Independence, Mo.; sons Michael Tiffany and wife Shauna of North Kansas City, Mo.; Joshua Tiffany of Independence, Mo.; granddaughter Madelyn Tiffany; parents John and Sue Tiffany of Redwood Falls; sister Jean Cox and husband Roger of Albuquerque, N.M.; brother Bruce Tiffany and wife Ann of Redwood Falls; sister Lee Stearns and husband Craig of Worthing, S.D.; brother Paul Tiffany and wife Gina of Fergus Falls and many other family members.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.speakschapel.com. Arrangements are with the Speaks Suburban Chapel.