Hazel Wagner

Hazel V. Wagner, 92, formerly of Abingdon, died at 7:40 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, 1997, at Marigold Health Care Center, Galesburg.

She was born Aug. 8, 1904, in Vermont, the daughter of Oliver and Estella Carter Detrick. She married Nelson F. Wagner on May 21, 1924, in Canton. He died March 24, 1988. Three brothers also preceded her in death.

Surviving are two daughters, Donna Greene of Abingdon and Norma Smick of Geneva; one brother, William Howard Detrick of Edmond, Okla.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She taught school near Canton and Babylon. She and her husband farmed near Ellisville and Prairie City for eight years.

Graveside services were held Friday at Abingdon Cemetery with Rev. Gene Ramsey officiating. Arrangements are by Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel.

Memorials may be made to any charity.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 8/6/1997

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