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John Wayne Estal

December 26, 1941 - December 5, 2020

John Wayne Estal 78, of Wilmington, NC formerly of Deerfield, IL passed away Saturday December 5, 2020 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center from a traumatic brain injury from a fall.

Born on December 26, 1941 in Grinnell, Iowa he was the son of the late Elbert Wayne Estal and Dorothy Lee Murphy Estal. He was a retired Electrical Engineer with Bell Labs/AT&T.

Surviving are his wife Holly Hansen Estal; son Andy Estal and husband Jeff Phillips; daughter Sally Estal Volstad and husband Daryll; sisters Judy Estal Vosepka and husband Rich; Jan Estal Maberry and husband Keith. Two grandchildren Kyra and Katy Volstad.

Services are being planned at a later date.

John’s family suggests memorial contributions be made to Church of the Servant Episcopal – Wilmington, NC – Choir Ministry and The Blue Ribbon Run – Wilmington, NC.

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