Clipped From The Indiana Weekly Messenger
Michael Wnlbcck Wagner Michael Walbeck Wagner, aged 70 years, a well known resident of Heshbon. died in the Indiana hospital early Tuursday morning, witn a complication of diseases. He was born in West Whoattield township, May 5, 1850, and spent the greater part of his lifetime as a farmer on thp old Wagner homestead property, "^h^ owned at the time of his | deatlli He W as an expert millwright, Early in life he united with the Ger- '. ™£ t ^™™™? f SJ. W ? e wS united in marr i a ge to Miss Susan | Mau i C) O f Brusiivalley township, on | Ju ne 18, 1872, and spent nearly half d eclfne i n health, which , gradually until the end. of happy wedded life with death of his wife last February "marked the beginning of his J ••- '-•-'- continued Fourteen nine of whom are living, couple. The surviving children are: O. J. Wagner, of West Wheatfield township; ex- County Commissioner W. B. Wagner of Indiana; J. M. Wagner, of Buf- fmgton township; M. K.' Wagner, of West Wheatlield township; Ray A. Wagner, of Heshbon; Mrs. Dessie Mauk, of Strongstown; Mrs. Annie Shaffer, of West Wheatfleld township; Mrs. Pearl McCully and Mrs. . Emma Reynolds, of Derry. Funeral services were held at Ms late home in j Heshbon on Saturday afternoon Rev J. A. Beaton, of town, and „_ remains were laid to rest in Germany Lutheran burying ground.