Janet Wagner March 20, 1933 - March 3, 2013
BIRD ISLAND - Janet Wagner, age 79, of Bird Island died Sunday, March 3, 2013 at the Renville County Hospital in Olivia. Memorial mass will be on Friday 1:15 p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Bird Island with Rev. George Schmit as celebrant. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation is for one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Arrangements by Dirks-Blem Funeral Service, Bird Island, MN.
Janet Ann Wagner was born March 20, 1933 at Morton, Minnesota to Edwin and Inga Fesenmaier. She grew up in Morton, graduated from Morton High School and attended College of St. Catherine for one year. Janet married Wilfred Wagner on April 24, 1954 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Bird Island. They made their home in Bird Island and were blessed with six children. She had worked as a waitress at the Cozy Cafe in Bird Island for several years. Janet went to chef's training school at Willmar and then worked as a cook in Bird Island and Hector both for Meals on Wheels and at the location site. Janet was a member of the Red Hatters, American Legion Auxiliary and was a former Lioness member. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Bird Island where she had been involved in bible study and singing in the church choir.
Janet is survived by her six children: Barbara (and Ron) Ourada of Fargo, ND, Mark Wagner of Bird Island, Kristine Marcotte of Granite Falls, Laurie Randleman of Olivia, Scott (and Kim) Wagner of Fargo, ND, and John Wagner of Bird Island; her twelve grandchildren; and her nine great-grandchildren. Janet was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Wilfred Wagner.
Blessed Be Her Memory
Dirks-Blem Funeral Service, Bird Island, MN
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