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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Glenn Wager


   Funeral services for Glenn W. Wagar were held at the First Methodist Church today (Wednesday) at 2 p.m. with the Rev. John R. Scott officiating. Burial was in Highland cemetery. Mr. Wagar died at the Gladwin Hospital Sunday evening, October 24 at 9:00 o'clock, after an illness of three months. Born August 4, 1897 at Wagarville in Gladwin county, he was the son of the late Wellington and Elizabeth Wagar. He married the former Reby Dawe in 1925. Mr. Wagar was well known, throughout Central Michigan, having been a district Accountant with the Michigan Department of Revenue for 20 years.

   He was a former City Clerk in Gladwin, serving for 12 years. Mr. Wagar was a member of the Methodist Church, Odd Fellows and its Encampment; Lansing Lodge F. and A.M. No. 33 and Honorary member of the Gladwin Lodge F. and A.M. No. 397; past patron of the O.E.S. White Clover Chapter No. 84 for several years the American Legion and 40 et 8. He served in the submarine service during World War I.

   Surviving are his wife, Reby, one daughter, Mrs. Mary Louis Gundrum of Ypsilanti; one sister, Mrs. D. J. Bort of Sault St. Marie; three brothers, Egerton of Houghton Lake, Harold of Saginaw and Joseph of Owosso. One brother, Hugh A., preceded him in death in 1920. The active pallbearers were Lester Millard, Clyde Zettel, Lorin Leitner, Glen McClure, Don Kigar, Kenneth Shaw. Honoray pallbearers were Dr. Kenneth Platt, J.C. Shaffer, Walter Hopson, Thomas Wolohan, Harry Goldberg, Willard Walton, Richard Smith, Fred Leonard and W.E. Parker.

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Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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