John Zager ‘Farmer John’

Dec. 18, 1920 Dec. 12, 2014

John Zager, “Farmer John,” age 93, of Oconomowoc, passed in peace on December 12, 2014. John was born December 18, 1920, in Port Washington, son of Frances and John Zager.

He is survived by his wife, LaVerne Zager; daughters Dawn (Bryan) Stanczak, Jan (Gary) Preston and Bonnie (Dwayne) Clements; and grandchildren Allen (Christy) Stanczak, Danielle Stanczak and Melissa Preston. He is also survived by many family members and friends.

John graduated from Oconomowoc High School, where he played for the school’s football team, wearing #43. John worked at Rexnord in the parts department for over 40 years. He was a farmer for all his life on the family farm on Golden Lake.

A celebration of John’s life was held at Pagenkopf Funeral Home in Oconomowoc on Wednesday, December 17. Private burial was held at Summit Cemetery.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-567-4457 or visit www.pagenkopf.com.