OR - Wayne, 88, passed away surrounded by family, love and
dignity at the age of 88, on February 4, 2016 following a
brief illness. He leaves behind his children Ann Moore, Tom
Carter, Ruth Carter and Jennifer Buchanan, his sister, Barbara
C. Breuner, 8 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren, nieces and
nephews, and some very close friends.
son of Harley and Ruth Carter, he was born and raised in the
Bay Area and spent many happy summers on the S-C family cattle
ranch outside of Medford, OR. Wayne went to Berkeley High
School, and attended Santa Clara University before meeting his
future wife Jennifer Breuner and settling down to raise a
family and work as a Manufacturer's Representative.
avid fisherman, he purchased Santa Anita Lodge on the Rogue
River and opened it up to family, friends and guests so all
could share in his enchantment with the area. Later in life he
moved to the Rogue River full time to run the Shasta Costa
Lodge where he spent his days river guiding, working on his
Lodge and enjoying the antics of his wonderful Labrador
Retriever and constant companion, Bart.
was known for his love of family, his loyalty as a friend, his
insistence on being the ultimate gentleman at all times, his
practice of giving away his prized possessions unselfishly,
his ability to play golf, his appreciation of a story well
told, his search for a good day on the river fishing, and his
desire to learn and use the newest invention or most unusual
product known to man. He will be greatly missed.
are welcome and may be made to Hospice Care of the Northwest,
1500 NE Irving Street, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97232. Serving
the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.