Mary Wagner
Mary Wagner

April 25, 1933-May 13, 2019

DELPHOS – Mary E. Wagner, 86, of Delphos passed away at her home after a short battle with multiple myaloma on Monday surrounded by her family.

She was born April 25, 1933, in Onaway, Michigan, to Harvey and Ruth (Bressenham) Wilcox, who both preceded her in death. On Oct. 3, 1953, she was married in St. John’s Church by Fr. Herr to Ralph E. Wagner. Ralph passed away at their northern Michigan home on April 3, 2010. Mary returned to Ohio in 2010 to be closer to her family.

Mary is survived by two sons, David E. (Teri) Wagner and Brian E. (Jeannie) Wagner of Delphos; three grandchildren, Ashley E. Wagner, Dustin E. Wagner and Sean M. Kresach; and one very much loved great-granddaughter, Lennon Sue Sawyer.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Patrick E. Wagner; and three siblings, Winifred Morrow, John Wilcox, and Violet Acheson.

Mary was an artist and a published author. In May of 1993 at the age of 60, she was proud to graduate cum laude from Defiance College with a bachelor of science degree. She was a member of St. John’s the Evangelist Catholic Church.

A Funeral Mass will begin at 11 a.m. on Friday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday at Weber Funeral Home, 1840 E. Fifth St., Delphos, where a Parish Wake Service will be held at 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Athletic Boosters.

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