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Lois (Cunningham) Wagner (2013)


Posted By: Mary Welty Hart (email)
Date: 8/1/2013 at 20:44:30

Winterset Madisonian, Winterset, Iowa
July 31, 2013

LOIS WAGNER, Winterset, Iowa

Lois Wagner, 86, of Winterset, died Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at the Winterset Care Center North.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 2, at the First United Presbyterian Church in Winterset, with burial to follow in the Winterset Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 1 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 1, at Ochiltree Funeral Service, where her family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorials may be directed to the Presbyterian Church and Middle River Hospice.

Lois Cunningham was born Feb. 6, 1927, in Patterson, Iowa, to Verl C. and Ellen N. (Cellan) Cunningham. She graduated from Patterson High School and later married Harold R. Wagner on Sept. 29, 1946, in Cherokee, Iowa, at the Methodist Church. Harold and Lois were married for 54 years prior to his death on June 17, 2000. Lois was a devoted wife and mother raising her four boys. She also worked outside of the home as cook with the Winterset Schools and Madison County Elderly Services. She also sold Avon, worked with the United Grocery Store, Fareway and for 20 years worked at Banks Greenhouse as a floral designer.

She was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church of Winterset, where she was active in many church activities; a member of the Rebekah Lodge, serving as treasurer and was a Past Grand Noble; a member of the Good Neighbor Club and volunteered at the Madison County Elderly Services.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her sister, Marjorie Kinard and a great-grandson, Joneus Wagner.

She is survived by four sons, Craig (Jean) Wagner of Winterset; Randy (Rebecca McFarland) Wagner of Greenfield; Bruce (Deb) Wagner of Winterset; Kirk (Suzanne) Wagner of Greenfield; 12 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren; many other family members and a host of friends.

Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.ochiltree.com .

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