Wayne C. Perlenfein, 69, Fargo passed away Thursday, August 13, 2020 at his home.
Wayne was born July 7, 1951 in Fargo, North Dakota to Lloyd and Ethel (Henningsen) Perlenfein. He graduated from Fargo South High School in 1969 with honors, and lettering in swimming. He graduated from NDSU in 1974 with a degree in Architecture. He started out working for several local architecture firms, eventually co-owning his own firm in 1984 (Rogers Perlenfein & Associates) for 15 years. From there he held positions as Principal Architect for USPS, Jurisdiction Executive and Senior Manager for Planning, Design and Construction at the Architect of the Capitol in Washington D.C., as well as managing federal market strategies for classified and unclassified programs and projects with Leo A Daly, URS, HDR, and Perkins+Will. He retired in 2015 when his first grandchild (Bristol) was born.
He loved spending time at the lake whenever possible, traveling the world, taking annual family trips, golfing, reading, and enjoying his retirement spoiling his granddaughter.
He is survived by his son, George (Katie) Perlenfein, granddaughter, Bristol Perlenfein, Fargo, ND; siblings, Jane (Scott) Hoffman, Moorhead, MN, Paulette Renhowe, Bismarck, ND, Lester (Cindy) Perlenfein, Fargo, ND, Lloyd (Cindy) Perlenfein, Apache Junction, AZ; sister-in-law, Deb Perlenfein, West Fargo, ND; brother-in-law, Scott Gilman, Fargo, ND; and 13 nieces and nephews; and 20 great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Allen, sister Karen, and brother-in-law Bruce.
Celebration of Wayne’s Life: 10:00 A.M. Friday, August 21, 2020 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo. With visitation starting at 9:00 A.M.
Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Fargo.
Wayne's Video Tribute can be viewed below:
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