William C. Wagner, 93
Nov. 13, 1921 -- July 26, 2015
Mr. William Wagner, formerly of Allentown, Pa., passed away at Lasata Care Center in Cedarburg late Sunday evening, July 26, 2015. He was 93 years old. Bill was born in Allentown on Nov. 13, 1921, son of James and Sarah Heath Wagner. He graduated from Allentown High School and began work as an electrician for IBEW Local #375 out of Allentown, where he remained his entire working career. Bill married Dorothy Bock and the couple had two sons. He later remarried to Peggy Buchman Haines and they had a daughter. Mr. Wagner was a past Master and current member of Barger Masonic Lodge #333 F&AM in Allentown, and was also involved in the Shriners. He enjoyed shooting pool and playing golf with many friends, as well as listening to big band music. He also spent many happy days at Lehigh Valley Club and Hogans in Allentown. Mr. Wagner moved to Wisconsin in 2006 to be closer to his daughter, settling in Lasata Heights until 2011, when he moved into the Care Center.
Mr. Wagner is survived by sons, Thomas and William Wagner, both of Pennsylvania; daughter, Ruth Wagner and her husband, Robert Eineichner of Grafton; two grandchildren, Nate McIntosh of Milwaukee and Jessi McIntosh of Chicago; other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by parents, brother, James (the late Dorothy) Wagner and sisters, Darlene (the late Robert) Reichard, Violet (the late Clarence) Shearer and Anna Wagner; and stepchildren, James Haines and Debbie McGee.
A brief Masonic Service will be held at the Eernisse Funeral Home, 1167 Washington Ave. in Cedarburg at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 2, followed by a Memorial Service presided by Rev. Linda Westphal-Buth at 2:15 p.m. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Online condolences may be left at www.eernissefuneralhome.com. The family wishes to express their thanks to the staff at Lasata Care Center for the great care they have taken of Dad. “Catch ya around the pool room!”