Mt. Morris Index, July 28, 1933
Mrs. Ida Wagner of Leaf River, widow of the late Samuel Arthur Wagner, passed away about 4 o'clock Monday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Harry Wells of Popular Grove, following a prolonged illness. Mrs. Ida Wagner, daughter of John and Katherine Wolf was born in Mt. Morris Township, April 10, 1872. She was married to Samuel Arthur Wagner January 11, 1893, who passed away December 9, 1925. To this union were born four daughters and one son, one daughter having proceeded her in infancy. She leaves to mourn her passing three daughters and one son, Mrs. Ada Wells of Popular Grove, Mrs. Ruth Zellers, Mrs. Ethel Knodle, and one son, Dale, of Leaf River. Also one brother, Ernest Wolf of Myrtle and one sister, Mrs. Ella Hiteman of Oregon, also two aunts of Mount Morris, Mrs. Emma Wolf and Mrs. Ella Allen and six grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday at 1:30 from the Herva Knodle home and at 1:00 from the M. E. church, Rev. H. G. Hurley officiating assisted by Rev. W. Pittman. Burial in the family lot at the Silver Creek Cemetery.
Contributed by Roy Meyer
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