William “Bill” N. Wagner, Jr. 74 of Fremont, OH passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, OH. He was born April 22, 1942 in Port Clinton, OH to William and Florence (Sharp) Wagner, Sr. Bill was a 1960 graduate of St. Joseph Catholic High School.
Bill married Jennifer “Jenny” Baker on November 30, 1984 in Fremont and she survives. He worked for the Fremont Foundry in the Maintenance Department for thirty-four years, retiring when they closed in 1996. He farmed during his working years and continued farming until his passing.
Bill was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Moose and VFW. He was also a member of the Fremont Eagles since 1976. Bill loved farming, raising animals and gardening. He was a hard working man. Bill enjoyed dancing and was an avid sports fan.
Bill is survived by his wife of thirty-one years, Jennifer “Jenny” Wagner, Fremont, OH; children, William (Michelle) Wagner III, Green Springs, OH, Gary (Robin) Wagner, Fremont, OH, Mark Wagner Green Springs, OH, Denise Wagner, Bellevue, OH and Patrick (Christina) Wagner, Norwalk, OH; siblings, Kenneth (Diana) Wagner, Paul (Karen) Wagner, Carol (Frank) Bender, Walter (Kimberly) Wagner, Harold “Rick” (Linda) Wagner, Laura (Randy) Wiechman and LeRoy (Michele) Wagner, all of Fremont, OH, Helen (Pat) Baker, Clyde, OH, Martha (Dave) Jensen, Oak Harbor, OH and Dorothy (Bob) Haver, Tiffin, OH; eleven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation: Tuesday from 2 – 4 pm and 6 – 8 pm with a Vigil at 7:30 pm at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St, Fremont, OH.
Mass of Christian Burial: Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 10:30 am at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 709 Croghan St, Fremont, OH.
Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery
Memorials: To St. Joseph Catholic Church