KENNETH JOHN WAGNER, 98, died on Monday, April 7, 2014. He was the son of the late William and Lena (Kessen) Wagner. He, along with brothers, James and George, owned Indiana Flower Supply for 43 years. He was a 1st Lt. in the Army's 5th Armored Division during World War II and survived the Battle of the Bulge. He was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He belonged to American Legion Post 496, and was a life member of Knights of Columbus. He attended St. John the Baptist Catholic Church for 40 years. "His faith and his family were his life. He was a very loving husband, father and grandfather." He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Mildred; son, Timothy J. (Mary Lou) Wagner of Greenfield, Ind.; daughter, Yvonne M. (Ron) Stanski of Fort Wayne; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Nancy Ann Wagner; four brothers; and three sisters. Service is 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Saint Anne Home & Retirement Center, 1900 Randallia Drive, with visitation one hour prior. Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Soup Kitchen; or Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. Arrangements by Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home. To view or sign online condolences, please visit www. klaehnfahlmeltonfunerals.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Apr. 9, 2014