February 17, 1937 - January 17, 2013
Age 75, passed away at his home following a long illness on Thursday, January 17, 2013 with his family by his side. He was born February 17, 1937 in Ypsilanti, MI, the son of Bert E. and Margaret F. (Hayden) Payne. Herb graduated from St. John’s Catholic School in 1955 and later attended the Ann Arbor Police Academy and Northwestern University Traffic Institute. On August 2, 1958 he married “the greatest gal in the world” Marylee and they were married for 54 years. Herbert was hired on November 1, 1969 by the Saline Police Department, where he was Saline’s first D.A.R.E. officer. His mission as a police officer was to help people and make a difference; if you knew Herb you know he fulfilled his mission, both on the job and off. Herb set the standard high for being a respected public servant. Survivors include his daughter Sandra (Michael) Cook, and many cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Marylee Payne, his parents Bert E. and Margaret F. Payne, beloved son Brian Scott Payne, and mother-in-law Virginia King. A Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at the St. Andrew Catholic Church in Saline with Rev. Fr. David Rosenberg, celebrant, and Chaplin Beth Foster. Burial will take place following the service at the Oakwood Cemetery in Saline. Memorial contributions may be made to Arbor Hospice or to the Huron Valley Humane Society. Envelopes will be available at the Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home in Saline where friends may begin calling on Sunday, January 20, 2013 between the hours of 2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. and Monday, January 21, 2013 between the hours of 2:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. with a Rosary Service at 7:00 P.M. and at the church on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service at 11:00 A.M. Herb will be remembered as a loving husband and father. He was loved and will be missed by many! To sign Herb’s guestbook, to leave a memory, or for more information or directions please visit www.rbfhsaline.com.
Age 75, passed away at his home following a long illness on Thursday, January 17, 2013 with his family by his side. He was born February 17, 1937 in Ypsilanti, MI, the son of Bert E. and Margaret F. (Hayden) Payne. Herb graduated from St.... View Obituary & Service Information
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