Ronald C. "Ron" Wagner (1948 - 2014)

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  • "Thank you for all the laughs when we were young Ron. You..."
    - Jerry Hoyes
  • "We send prayer's to your family at this time God Bless you..."
    - Henry Marlin jr
  • "Our prayers go out to the family and friends of Ronnie. ..."
    - Jean Mathew & Norman Pearson
  • "So sorry to hear about Ronnie. Met him when we played drums..."
  • "love you connie god bless you all"
    - diana mull
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Ronald C. "Ron" Wagner, 65, of Rensselaer passed away Friday, March 14, 2014, at the Rensselaer Care Center.
Ron was born Nov. 15, 1948, in Rensselaer, the son of the late Harold L. "Bud" Wagner and Patricia M. (Williams) Wagner. On June 14, 1980, in Remington, Ron married Connie Speer who survives.
He graduated from Rensselaer High School with the Class of 1966. He was a bartender for over 20 years at the Wagon Wheel in Rensselaer.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Rensselaer. Ron was also a member and three year trustee of the Rensselaer Moose Lodge #2272 and a member Masonic Lodge #125 F&AM and the Scottish Rite.
Ron had been a drummer in the Sundowner Band and the Territory Band. He enjoyed farming, hunting and camping. Ron's greatest joy was being with his family.
Surviving with his loving wife, Connie, are three daughters, Shermetta Gastineau and Heaven (Rick) Odle, both of Rensselaer, and Belinda Willis of Colorado; six grandchildren and three great-grandsons.
Along with his parents, Ron was preceded in death by his brother, Delbert Wagner.
Friends may call at the Jackson Funeral Chapel of Rensselaer, Tuesday, March 18, from 2-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the Jackson Funeral Chapel Wednesday, March 19, at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Don Davison officiating.
Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family.
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Published in the Rensselaer Republican on Mar. 15, 2014