Wayne Eugene Wood, 90 of Pleasant Grove, Utah passed away at the home he lived in for 67 years, the morning of Tuesday, March 29, 2016 due to incidents of age. He was born January 2, 1926 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Walter Estabrook Wood and Amanda Agatha Kolstad.\n\nHe was raised in Compton, CA until he joined the Greatest Generation serving in the Coast Guard during World War II. His unit guarded the North Atlantic aboard the Ice Cutter Eastwind. He came to Utah to visit an Aunt on leave when he happened upon a group of girls at a malt shop in America Fork. He returned after the war and found his future wife once again. He married Alta Mae King August 8, 1946 and they were sealed March 10, 1961 in the Salt Lake temple. Together they had three daughters and four sons. He worked 40 years at Geneva Steel plant.\n\nHe was an active convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He had the opportunity to serve in many positions. He found great joy in temple work and served in the Provo and the Mt Timpanogos temples. He loved to cook and share his meals with his family.\n\nHe was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Cliff and Rosco, his beloved wife, and one daughter Jeannette Wood Fox. He is survived by his children Annette (Larry) Saling, Lorraine (Pierre) Schutz, Thomas (Tammy) Wood, Clifford (Nanette) Wood, David Wood, Jerry (Amber) Wood and son-in-law Bruce Fox; 27 grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.\n\nFuneral services will be held Friday April 1st at 11:00 am in the Pleasant Grove Stake Center Chapel, 275 East 500 South, Pleasant Grove with a viewing prior to services from 9:30 am to 10:45 am. Interment will be in the Pleasant Grove City Cemetery under the direction of Olpin Family Mortuary, Pleasant Grove.\n\nCondolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com.