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Anthony J. Wagner

Visitation:
Thursday, January 15, 2009
2:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Becher-Kluesner
Downtown Chapel
214 E. 7th Street
Jasper, IN 47546

Service:
Friday, January 16, 2009
10:00 AM
Sacred Heart
Catholic Church
Schnellville, IN



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Dateline St. Anthony, Indiana

Anthony J. Wagner, age 85, of St. Anthony, Indiana died at 2:35 a.m. today (Tuesday, January 13, 2009) in the Memorial Hospital & Health Care Center in Jasper.

He was born at St. Anthony, Indiana on March 22, 1923 to Wendell and Magdalene (Burke) Wagner. He married Mary Jane Obert on June 19, 1951 at St. BernardÂ’s Catholic Church, Fort Branch, Indiana. She preceded him in death on March 10, 2007.

Anthony Wagner was a WWII Army Veteran and he retired from the Jasper Cabinet Company where he had worked for 46 years.

He is a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, St. Anthony American Legion Post # 493 and the V.F.W. Post # 673 in Jasper. Charter member of the St. Vincent De Paul Society.
His hobbies was driving his Model T Ford and gardening.
Surviving,
1 son, Kenneth Wagner, St. Anthony, IN
7 daughters,
Mrs. Gerald (Sue) Wiederkehr, St. Meinrad, IN
Mrs. Ron (Judy) Merkel, Alfordsville, In
Dolores Wagner, St. Anthony, IN
Mrs. Dean (Donna) Pryor, Key Largo, FL
Mrs. David (Patty) Johnson, West Baden, IN
Mrs. Trent (Ginny) Smith,Evansville, In
Mrs. Larry (Angie) Nickens, Boonville, IN
13 grandchildren and 2 great grandson
2 brothers, Joe Wagner, Jasper, IN and Richard Wagner, St. Anthony, IN
2 sisters, Elizabeth Schmitt, Ireland, IN and Mrs. Roman (Mary) Gruenke, Sheboygan,WI

Preceding him in death besides his wife is 1 son, Maurice and 1 daughter, Catherine Wagner who died in infancy. Also 2 brothers, Alois and Maurice Wagner and 1 sister, Agnes Schmitt.
Funeral services for Anthony Wagner will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday (January 16, 2009) in Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Schnellville with burial to follow in St. Anthony Cemetery at St. Anthony, Indiana. St. Anthony American Legion Post # 493 will conduct military grave side rites.
Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday (January 15, 2009) at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony Catholic Church or to the American Cancer Society.





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