Joseph J. Wagner Jr., 67

Joseph J. Wagner Jr., 67, of Hartford passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, at his home in Hartford.

Joseph was born March 9, 1949, in Menomonee Falls to Joseph and Gertrude (nee Hetzel) Wagner. He was united in marriage to Heidi Estermann on April 19, 1980, at St. Kilianís Catholic Church in Hartford.

Joseph enjoyed racing, watching the Wisconsin Badgers and Green Bay Packers, traveling and spending time with family.

He is survived by his loving wife, Heidi; stepfather, Mathias Rettler; his siblings, Carol (Jon) Reis, Richard (Charleen) Wagner and Greg (Sue) Wagner; and brothers- and sisters-in-law, Joseph Estermann, Mary (Cliff) Jurvelin, Chris (Bob) Caloun, Frieda (Tim) Scharpf, Kathy (Steve) Tollers, Lynn (Dan) Westfield, Lisa (Greg) Bright, Al (Linda) Estermann, Sandy (Marty) Westfield and Charlie (Jill) Estermann. Joseph is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; mother- and father-in-law, Alois Estermann and Sandy (Becker) Estermann-Rettler; and brother-in-law, Peter.

Funeral services for John will be held noon Saturday, Sept. 24, at St. Kilian Catholic Church (428 Forest St., Hartford) with the Rev. David LaPlante officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at the church.

Interment will be at St. Kilian Cemetery.

Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family: 262-673-9500 or