Paul Clarence Wagner, Sr., 78, of Fremont, OH passed away peacefully on Monday, October 4, 2021. He was born September 23, 1943 in Port Clinton, OH to William Norbert Sr. and Florence (Sharp) Wagner. He was a 1961 graduate of St. Joseph High School and attended Terra Community College. Paul married Karen Gray on November 9, 1963 at St. Boniface Church in Oak Harbor, OH. He worked at the Kelsey Hayes-Fremont Foundry on Dickinson St, for thirty-four years and retired in 1997. Paul was a member, past-president, union organizer, and grievance chairman for the Local 1915 Steel Workers Union. He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church and the Farmer’s Union. Paul enjoyed farming, raising cows and traveling. He also loved spending time with his family and his faithful companion Booker T.
Paul is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years, Karen Wagner, Fremont, OH; children, Michele Geyer, Fremont, OH, Paula (Ron) Bliss, Twinsburg, OH, Karlynn Beerman, Sandusky, OH, Paul (Teresa Langebrake) Wagner, Jr. Clarksville, IN; siblings, Kenneth Wagner, Carol Bender, Walter Wagner, Laura Wiechman and Leroy Wagner, all of Fremont, OH, Helen Baker, Clyde, OH, Martha Jensen, Oak Harbor, OH and Dorothy Haver, Tiffin, OH; grandchildren, Trevor Durnwald, Kayla Geyer, Brooke Durnwald, Kristi Geyer, Ethan Wagner, Eric Bliss and Sarah Bliss.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, William Wagner and Harold “Rick” Wagner; sons-in-law, Dr. Martin Beerman and Gary Geyer.
The family would like to thank the staff of Stein Hospice for their loving care.
Visitation: Thursday from 2 – 4 pm and 6 – 8 pm at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E State St., Fremont, OH.
Mass of Christian Burial: Friday, October 8, 2021, 1:30 pm at St. Ann Catholic Church, 1011 W. State St, Fremont, OH
Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Fremont, OH
Memorials: Humane Society of Sandusky County or St Ann Catholic Church
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