Edward L. Wagner
OAKWOOD – Edward L. Wagner, 67 of Oakwood died at 4:46 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at Paulding County Hospital, Paulding. He was born January 13, 1953 in Defiance to the late William and Florence (Riley) Wagner. On March 26, 1982 he married Darlene Thiel who survives in Oakwood.
Also surviving are two children, Stacey Schmeltz of Bradner and William Wagner of Clyde; two grandchildren, Daniel and Shealin; a brother, Gary Wagner of Oakwood; and a niece, Valerie Wagner. He was preceded in death by two daughters, Michelle and Darlene Wagner and a sister-in-law, Rachel Wagner.
Edward was retired from GT Tec in Defiance. He had worked at LaFarge in Paulding for many years as a master mechanic; for Oakwood and Grover Hill Police Department; and the Paulding and VanWert Sheriff’s Departments. He was a US Navy Veteran of the Vietnam Era. Edward was an avid gun collector who loved animals and fishing.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Oakwood where there will be a military service at 6 p.m.
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