Leona A. Wagner, 94 |
Jan. 5, 1922 — March 14, 2016
Leona A. Wagner (nee Ebert), 94, of Kewaskum, passed away Monday, March 14, 2016, at her home in surrounded by her loving family.
She was born Jan. 5, 1922, the daughter of the late Otto and Ida (nee Kutz) Ebert and on Aug. 16, 1941, she was united in marriage to Wilbert Wagner at Trinity Lutheran Church in Dundee. Wilbert preceded Leona in death Jan. 3, 2002.
In her younger days she worked as a nanny, then at Stella Cheese before becoming a fulltime homemaker. Leona was a member of Good Shepherd in West Bend and was known for making many Easter lamb cakes to share with her family.
Those Leona leaves behind to cherish her memory include two children, Ronald Wagner and Marilyn Loomis, both of Kewaskum; a granddaughter, Lisa Loomis of Kewaskum; a great-grandson, Shannon Loomis of Kewaskum, who was her pride and joy; a brother, Vilas Ebert of Campbellsport; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents and husband, Wilbert, Leona was preceded in death by a sonin- law, Jerome Loomis; two sisters, Malinda Lepp and Hilda Schiltz; and two brothers, Walter and Melvin Ebert.
Funeral services for Leona will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 17, at Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Home (215 Forest Ave., Kewaskum). The Rev. Robert Hein, the Rev. Richard Lauersdorf and the Rev. John Paustian will all officiate and burial will follow at 10 a.m. Friday at Union Cemetery in Campbellsport.
Relatives and friends may call from 3 p.m. until the time of services Thursday at the funeral home.
The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted with Leona’s arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at www. myrhum-patten.com.
Leona’s family wishes to extend a special thank you to Cedar Home Hospice for their support and care, especially nurse Shelly who always made her smile. Thanks also to nephew and niece Irvin and June Lepp for being there for them and to all who visited her and sent cards and prayers, as well as the pastors of Good Shepherd for their many visits and support.