2008-05-01 / Obituaries

John Wagner

John E. Wagner, 87, of Engadine, died at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique Monday, April 21, 2008.

Born on the family farm in Engadine March 31, 1921, he was the son of William and Minnie (nee Price) Wagner.

Following Mr. Wagner's schooling, he remained on the farm working with his sister, Clara Wagner. He held other jobs throughout his life, but the one he most fondly remembered was being a handyman at Blaney Resort.

He is survived by his brother, Robert Wagner of Engadine; many nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews, and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Clara; and his sisters and brothers-in-law, Marie and Joe Cashman, Alvena and Lyle Jenks, Anna and Al Wauters, and Lorraine Wagner.

Services were held Friday, April 25, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church with Pastor Arthur Bode officiating. Burial followed at the Engadine Cemetery.

Beaulieu Funeral Home in Newberry assisted the family.

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