THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Marion D. Wagner
Issue Date: September 3, 2014
Marion D. Wagner, 90, passed away Aug. 29.
Born Sept. 8, 1923 to, Carl and Lena Makholm in the Town of Maple Valley, she graduated from Suring High School in 1940 and attended Waushara County Normal School in Wautoma in 1942. She then graduated from UW-Stevens Point in 1959 and was on the staff at Gillett Public School District as a junior high English teacher, retiring in 1985.
She was a member of Our Redeemers Lutheran Church, WELCA, church council, Gillett Womans Club, Wisconsin Educators Association, NORTA and many other service groups.
She is survived by two daughters, Marcia Wagner, Oconto Falls and Jill (David) Bowers, Marion; two grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Jane Makholm; nieces; nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by husband, Rudy Wagner; parents, Carl and Lena Makholm; brothers, Austin and Leonard Makholm and a sister, Lila Larsen.
Friends called from 11 a.m. until time of the funeral services at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3 at Our Redeemers Lutheran Church, Suring. A memorial fund has been established.