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Alan Bruce Wagoner
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Birth: Jun. 21, 1924
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: Oct. 18, 2009
Las Vegas
Clark County
Nevada, USA

Veteran WW2 Pacific Theater. Wounded in action.
The Provo Utah Daily Herald, dated, Monday, Oct. 26, 2009:
Alan Bruce Wagoner was born June 21, 1924 in Detroit, Michigan and passed away October 18, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Alan always had a smile and a friendly hello for everyone he knew and didn't know. He was able to strike up a conversation with anyone at anytime in any place. Alan grew up in Michigan and would later graduate from Michigan State University with a teaching degree. In September of 1942, at the age of 17, he joined the U.S. Army and served in the South Pacific during WWII, serving bravely in the New Georgia, the Northern Salomons and Lansen PI campaigns. He received a bronze star, three Bronze Battle Stars, Asiatis-Pacific Theater Service Medal, Philippine Liberation Ribbon, Distinguished Unit Badge, a Good Conduct Medal and a Purple Heart. He was honorably discharged on December 11, 1945. In the mid 1970's, Alan moved to Utah where he met and married Joan Kelly. They lived in Springville, Utah for 29 years before moving to Apple Valley, CA. After Joan passed away, Alan moved into a Veteran's assisted living facility in Boulder City, Nevada. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Kelly Wagoner. Survived by his two children.
Married: Twice
Children: Two
Siblings: Two sisters
Died: age 85 
 
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 Parents:
  Darwin Earl Wagoner (1899 - 1976)
  Bernice Marie Raycraft Wagoner (1901 - 1988)
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: william blake kutsche
Record added: Feb 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84811376
Alan Bruce Wagoner
Added by: william blake kutsche
 
Alan Bruce Wagoner
Added by: william blake kutsche
 
 
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In memory of a good big brother, happy landings wherever you are. Happy Memorial Day 2013,in recognition of your service in WWII. Love, your sister, Joyce.
- Joyce Wagoner Kutsche
 Added: May. 27, 2013
 
 
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