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Wagner, Dorothy G.

Dorothy G. Wagner, 81, of Greenwood, died peacefully at her home on Saturday, March 23, 2013. A celebration of Dorothy's life was held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, in Greenwood, with Rev. Joseph Follmar officiating. The family received relatives and friends at the church, on Wednesday, from noon until time of service. Burial followed in the parish cemetery.

Dorothy Gertrude Denk was born on March 18, 1932, to William and Mary (nee Gintner) Denk. She attended grade school and high school in Greenwood, graduating from Greenwood High School in 1949. Following high school graduation, she worked for several years as a receptionist at Clark Electric Cooperative. On August 6, 1952, she married Victor C. Wagner at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Greenwood. Together they raised 4 children and lived their entire life in Greenwood. She was a member of the St. Ann's Society and a longtime member of St. Mary's Adult choir. Her greatest loves were her children and grandchildren. She loved to play piano, enjoyed playing cards, and spent many hours in the kitchen baking bread and other sweet treats for family and friends.

Survivors include her daughter, Mary Jo Gregorich (Jim), Greenwood; Thomas Wagner, Glen Ellyn, IL; and William Wagner, Phoenix, AZ; three grandchildren, Taylor Gregorich, Madison, WI; Claire Maryanski, Denver, CO; and Kyle Wagner, Lombard, IL; four brothers, Virgil Denk, Decorah, IA; William Denk, Greenwood; Jack Denk, Waukesha, WI; and Ronald Denk, Cedarburg, WI.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Victor C. Wagner; daughter, Michelle; four brothers, Jerry, Leonard, Don, Bernard, and one sister, Marian Lyon.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name may be designated to the St. Mary's Memorial Fund.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Cuddie Funeral Home, of Greenwood, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Published in the Marshfield News Herald on Apr. 4, 2013
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