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Henry Wagler, 93, Brown County

Henry Wagler, age 93, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, Dec. 29, 2012 at his residence in Brown County.

He was born in Daviess County on Oct. 10, 1919, to the late Daniel and Lea (Lengacher) Wagler. Henry married his loving wife of 66 years, Frances B. Slaubaugh on Jan. 23, 1945 in Loogootee. Frances preceded him in death on Jan. 19, 2012.

In 1950, Henry and his wife moved to Brown County to farm and support the ministries of Bean Blossom Mennonite Church. He worked as a farmer all his life, raising crops and dairy cattle. Henry was a former pastor of Bean Blossom Mennonite Church, and he also was a school bus driver for Brown County Schools with over 20 years of service. He was a past board member of the Farm Service Agency and Weeping Willow Cemetery in Bean Blossom.

Henry was a devoted father to Lorene (Gary) Link, Edward E. (Pamela), David J. (Eulala), Kenneth L. (Lesa), Lloyd W. (Crystal) and Darryl S. (Jackie) Wagler, all of Brown County, Howard L. (Cathy) Wagler of Hutchinson, Kan. and Dorothea M. (Raymond) Troyer of Goshen. He will be remembered by his brother, Louis Wagler of Hartville, Ohio; 23 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

Henry was preceded in death by five sisters, Rosa Wagler, Lena Knepp, Tillie Gingerich, Anna Yoder and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Knepp; four brothers, Simon, Elmer, Amos and Pete Wagler; a grandson, Todd Wagler; and a great-grandson, Noah Wagler.

Pastors Gary Link and Howard Wagler will conduct a private family graveside service on Thursday Jan. 3 at Weeping Willow Cemetery in Bean Blossom. A memorial service for Henry will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Bean Blossom Mennonite Church, 5046 N. State Road 135 in Bean Blossom. Friends can call from 1-8 p.m. on Wednesday Jan. 2 at the church.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions can be sent in honor of Henry to Bean Blossom Mennonite church, 5046 N. St. Rd. 135 Morgantown, IN 46160.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Wagler family at www.meredith-clark.com.

  • January 27
    Widowed group euchre party
    1 p.m. Sycamore Valley Community Center, 746 Memorial Drive
  • January 27
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • January 27
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • January 27
    BC Election Board
    2 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 27
    BC Area Plan Commission
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 28
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • January 28
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • January 28
    BC Board of Zoning Appeals
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 29
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • January 30
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 31
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • January 31
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • February 2
    Gnaw Bone Sewage District
    5:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • February 3
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • February 3
    Bean Blossom Regional Sewer Board
    7:30 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • February 4
    Lake Lemon Conservancy District annual meeting
    6 p.m. Benton Township Senior Center, 7616 E. State Road 45, Unionville
  • February 4
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • February 4
    Van Buren Township Advisory Board
    7 p.m. Van Buren trustee's office, 4748 Christianburg Road
  • February 5
    Jackson Township Board
    6 p.m. Jackson Fire Station, 4831 Helmsburg Road
  • February 6
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • February 9
    Washington Township Trustees
    7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • February 12
    BC Convention & Visitors Commission
    8:30 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • February 13
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • February 14
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • February 17
    Hamblen Trustee Board annual review
    6:30 p.m. 2314 Hickory Ridge Lane off Hornettown Road