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Bernice Marie Raycraft Wagoner
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Birth: Aug. 23, 1901
Ionia County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jun. 1, 1988
Tawas City
Iosco County
Michigan, USA

Taught music and physical education at Miller High School in Detroit Michigan. Retired. Moved to Lincoln then Oscoda Michigan. Played the piano, church organ and was choir director at Oscoda Methodist Church for many years. OSCODA - Bernice M. (Mrs. Darwin) Wagoner, 86, of Oscoda, died Wednesday, June 1 at Iosco Medical Care Facility in Tawas City.
Born August 23, 1901, in Alma, Bernice Raycraft received her bachelor at arts degree from Eastern Michigan University and her master of arts degree from the University of Detroit. Later she was a teacher for more than 30 years in the Detroit, Alcona and Oscoda school systems.
Her husband, Dr. Darwin E. Wagoner, preceded her in death September 1, 1976.
An Oscoda resident since 1953, Mrs. Wagoner was the choir director at Oscoda United Methodist Church, Lincoln Methodist Church, the Wurtsmith Air Force Base Officer's Wives Club and previously at the Grace Methodist Church in Detroit. She also was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and a life member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Lincoln Chapter 509.
Survivors include two daughters, Joyce (Mrs. William) Kutsche of Oscoda, Carol Wagner of Bryan, Ohio, a son, Alan of Springville, Utah, nine grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren; a brother, Kenneth Raycraft of Alma, and a sister, Doris Pray of Oscoda.
A memorial service was conducted Friday evening by the Order of Eastern Star at the Bennett Funeral Home. Funeral was Saturday at 1 p.m. from the Oscoda Methodist Church, Dr. Richard MacOnon officiating, burial followed in Twin Lakes Cemetery, Lincoln.

Married: August 12, 1924 in Detroit Michigan
Darwin Earl Wagoner
Had three children:
Alan Bruce Wagoner 6-21-1924 to 10-18-2009
A special thank you to: Marge Counterman for transferring to me, Blake Kutsche, management of this memorial. Bernice Wagoner was my maternal grandmother.
Family links: 
  Ralph Ely Raycraft (1874 - 1929)
  Adelia Michaels Raycraft (1876 - 1976)
  Darwin Earl Wagoner (1899 - 1976)*
  Alan Bruce Wagoner (1924 - 2009)*
  Bernice Marie Raycraft Wagoner (1901 - 1988)
  Doris Alma Raycraft Pray (1906 - 2004)*
*Calculated relationship
Twin Lakes Cemetery
Alcona County
Michigan, USA
Maintained by: william blake kutsche
Originally Created by: Marge Counterman
Record added: Nov 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80510632
Bernice Marie <i>Raycraft</i> Wagoner
Added by: linda masser
Bernice Marie <i>Raycraft</i> Wagoner
Added by: william blake kutsche
Bernice Marie <i>Raycraft</i> Wagoner
Added by: william blake kutsche
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From your family: Joyce and Carol and grand daughter Carol.
 Added: May. 27, 2013

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