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Pauline Geraldine (Leach) Wagner

October 30, 1920 ~ November 26, 2023 (age 103) 103 Years Old

Pauline Wagner Obituary

Pauline Geraldine Leach Wagner was born October 30, 1920 in Purcell, Missouri in Jasper County and passed away Sunday, November 26, 2023. She was the fourth child of James Harvey and Margrett Lamb Leach.

Pauline was united in marriage to Alfred Louis Wagner on June 18, 1942, and to this union, eight children were born. She was preceded in death by her husband on April 23, 2013; one infant daughter, Barbara in 1945; her daughter, Joanne Waterman Rios on January 12, 2019; her daughter, Janice Branson on June 6, 2023; her son-in-law, Don Branson; her father in 1946; her mother in 1985; an infant brother and sister; her sister, Dorothy Williams in 2007; brother-in-law, Leonard Williams in 2008; her brother, Harold Leach in 1987; and Harold’s wife, Ethel, in 1982. She received Christ as her Savior at the age of 14 and was baptized. She attended Central Business College in Kansas City, Missouri and worked as a private secretary at Yellow Transit Company in Kansas City for three years while her husband was in the Air Force during World War II. While Alfred was in the service, she bought the A. C. Wagner farm outside Vienna where they raised seven children.

She was a housewife and loved her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed sewing and quilting. She quilted for people in the United States and Canada. She attended quilted auctions in Pennsylvania, Illinois, Kansas, Wisconsin, and Missouri entering quilts and loved it. She was a member of Cuba Chapter 398 Order of the Eastern Star and also a member of Daughters of the American Revolution in Connecticut.

Survivors of Pauline are her children: Owen and his wife, Beverly Wagner; son-in-law, Gil Rios; Janell Henry; Jane Honse and her husband, Wesley; Janet Johnson and her husband, Eric; and Everett Wagner and wife, Debbie; 18 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 PM Friday, December 1, 2023 and 10:00-11:00 AM Saturday, December 2, 2023 at Vienna Assembly of God in Vienna, Missouri.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, December 2, 2023 at Vienna Assembly of God in Vienna, Missouri with Clifford Wagner, Jr. Pallbearers will be Randy Wagner, Jason Wagner, Josh Wagner, Ben Waterman, Andy Koch, Kyle Johnson, Ethan Johnson, and Tyler Johnson. Burial will be in the Rader Cemetery in Vienna, Missouri.

Memorials may be made Rader Cemetery.

Online condolences may be entered at jonesfunerals.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 1, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Vienna Assembly of God Church
1111 Highway 63N
Vienna, MO 65582

Visitation
Saturday
December 2, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Vienna Assembly of God Church
1111 Highway 63N
Vienna, MO 65582

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 2, 2023

11:00 AM
Vienna Assembly of God Church
1111 Highway 63N
Vienna, MO 65582

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