Donald L. Wagner, 83

Donald L. Wagner, 83, of Celina, died at 3:15 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, at his residence.

He was born on Jan. 1, 1930, in Delphos, to George Patrick and Lucille (Kirshner) Wagner.

On Jan. 2, 1960, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Carthagena, he married Roberta A. Huber, who survives.

He is also survived by four daughters, Corinna Reynolds  of Lima, Mary (Arturo) Arce-Flores  of Celina and Tammy Arnold  of St. Marys and Ann Ahrns  of Celina; by two sons, Elmer (Linda) Wagner  of Celina and Gary Wagner  of St. Marys; 24 grandchildren;  29 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; by two brothers, Roger (Rose) Wagner  of Van Wert and Ronnie (Waldine) Brenneman  of Montpelier.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Vicki Golden; two sisters, Patty Wagner and Betty Allen; a brother, Elmer Wagner; a son-in-law, Homer Reynolds; a daughter-in-law, Cathy Wagner.

He was a graduate of Delphos St. John’s High School.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served during the Korean War.

He was a retired production employee from the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. in St. Marys.

He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina, American Legion Post 323 (life member) and VFW Post 9289 (life member and past post commander), both in St. Marys, URW Local 200, and Military Order of Cooties Voiture 40 et 8.

His favorite pastimes included bowling, playing cards, and fishing. He also served as a scoutmaster for the Webelos.

Rites are scheduled to begin 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High Street Chapel, in St. Marys, the Rev. Kenneth Alt, officiating.

Military honors will be conducted following services.

Private family burial will take place at Gethsemane Cemetery in St. Marys.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home on High Street.

Memorial contributions may be directed Community Health Professionals in Celina.

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