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 Joseph Victor Wagner

Joseph Victor Wagner

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Death 31 Mar 1993 (aged 63)
Burial Buhl, Twin Falls County, Idaho, USA
Memorial ID 131658974 · View Source
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Joseph Victor Wagner, 63, of Twin Falls died Wednesday, March 31, at the Twin Falls Care center of a short illness.
He was born March 19, 1930, in Buhl, the son of John and Annie Richter Wagner. Joe was raised and educated in Buhl, graduating from Buhl High School in 1948. During the Korean War, he served in the Army and was stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, from March 1951, to March 1953. He married Reta Simpson on July 25, 1959, in Jerome. The couple had three children. From 1964 to 1968, they resided in Hazeelton, where he managed Simplot's fertilizer plant and served a two-year term as city mayor. The family moved to Twin Falls in 1968, and the couple divorced in 1970.
For most of his working life he was employed in the agriculture industry. The past 20 years he worked in the bean industry and until the onset of his illness in January of 1993, was employed as production manager at Gentec Inc. of Twin Falls.
He was a longtime member of the Knights of Columbus, Twin Falls Elks Lodge and the Western Bean Dealers Association. He was also a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.
He is survived by a daughter, Anna Casperson of Twin Falls; a son Joe Wagner of Beaverton, Oregon; two grandsons; two sisters, Barbara Hosman of Jerome and Eva Wagner of Buhl and six brothers, John Wagner of Boise and Conrad, Earl, Bernard, Otto and Walt Wagner, all of Buhl. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter and his parents.
The vigil service was conducted at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Immaculate Conception Church in Buhl, with Father Perry Dodds officiating. The funeral Mass was celebrated Monday at the church, with Father Perry Dodds and Father Meinrad Schalberger officiating. Burial followed at the West End Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Ascension Priory Ministry Center, 541 E. 100 S. Jerome, ID 83338. Arrangements were under the direction of Farmer Funeral Chapel.

Published in the Buhl Herald - April 7, 1993


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  • Created by: Judith Segale
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131658974
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Victor Wagner (19 Mar 1930–31 Mar 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131658974, citing West End Cemetery, Buhl, Twin Falls County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Judith Segale (contributor 47553346) .