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Mary C. (Donahue) Wagner - 1894-1988


Posted By: Connie Ellis (email)
Date: 1/27/2011 at 15:59:13

SOURCE: Waukon, Iowa WAUKON DEMOCRAT, February 18, 1988
Contributor: Connie Ellis (Not related)

Funeral services were held Saturday, February 13 at Immaculate Conception Church in Lansing, Iowa for Mary C. Wagner. She died Wednesday, February 10, 1988 at Thornton Manor, Lansing, Iowa at the age of 93. The Revs. H. Tegler, Ed Lechtenberg, Duane Raftis, and Cletus Hawes officiated at the services. Burial was in the Wexford Cemetery with Burke-Thornburg Funeral Home of Lansing in charge of arrangements. Casket bearers were Bob, Bill, and Ben Wagner, Lyle, Bill and Dan McCabe, Mike Stowe, Bruce ReVoir, and Ken Zichal.

Mary was born May 2, 1894 in Harpers Ferry to Patrick and Catherine (O'Dea) Donahue and attended elementary school in Harpers Ferry. She graduated from Immaculate Conception Academy in Dubuque, Iowa and taught school for several years. On September 17, 1918 she married Henry N. Wagner in Harpers Ferry, Iowa. They lived in Wexford and Lansing areas. She was a member of I.C. Church in Lansing.

Preceding her in death were her husband, a daughter Rose Mary and 2 sisters, Irene and Ellen.

Surviving are 3 children Mark Wagner of Lansing, Francis Wagner and Marcella McCabe, both of Waukon, Iowa; 16 grandchildren, and 30 great-grandchildren.


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