Henry Wagner (1929 - 2017)

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Henry Wagner, Jr., 88, of Brighton, died on Dec. 17, 2017, in Brighton. He was born in Ft. Lupton, Colorado on Sept. 16, 1929, to Henry, Sr. and Ellen (Wooldridge) Wagner. He attended schools in Ft. Lupton and Brighton. He married Maxine E. Ehlen on February 16, 1949 in Brighton.
From 1965 until 2016, Henry owned and operated his own farm east of Brighton. He raised cattle, pigs and chickens while farming wheat and hay. He enjoyed restoring old tractors and selling them and also enjoyed gardening. His pride was raising watermelons, which some grew to 30 plus pounds, and sharing them with friend and neighbors. Henry played golf and enjoyed bowling and later played cards and enjoyed his trips "up the hill".
Survivors include his son, David (Cathy) of Orchard, CO; daughter, Patsy Wagner of Brighton, CO; sister, Shirley (Paul) Sauer of Keenesburg, CO; 1 granddaughter Laurie (Gary) Haffner; 2 great-grandchildren Samantha and Sarah. Preceded in death by his precious wife, Maxine; brother, Richard; and both parents.
A funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, at Grace Lutheran Church, Hudson, Colorado, followed by Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Brighton, Colorado
Memorial contributions can be made in his name to Front Range Hospice & Palliative Care Memorial Fund, 3770 Puritan Way Unit #E, Frederick, CO 80516
The family would like you to join them for a luncheon following the service at The Alli Event Center, 100 S. Third Avenue, Brighton, CO 80601.
Tabor-Rice Funeral Home handled arrangements.
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Tabor Rice Funeral Home
75 S. 13th Ave
Brighton, CO 80601
(303) 654-0112
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Published in Commerce City Sentinel Express on Jan. 2, 2018