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Martha Wagler, 98, of Loogootee, passed away at 9:10 p.m. Friday at her residence.
She was born April 29, 1918, in Daviess County, to the late Noah and Rebecca (Lengacher) Graber.
Martha was a member of the Berea Mennonite Church.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Fred D. Wagler in 1985; her parents, Noah and Rebecca Graber; a grandson; a great-grandson; a daughter-in-law; a son-in-law; siblings Nick, Bill, Joe, Simon, Anna, Fannie, Mary, and Rebecca.
Martha is survived by her children, Ervin Wagler (Mary) of Plainville, Clara Yoder (Alva) of Elnora, Fannie Knepp, J. Elmer Wagler (Sylvia), Laura Swartzentruber (Don), Fred Wagler (Rita), Rudy Wagler, and Jeannie Guinn (Mike), all of Loogootee; 22 grandchildren; 9 stepgrandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; and 3 stepgreat-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 10 a.m at Berea Mennonite Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be noon to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday morning from 9 a.m. until time of service at Berea Mennonite Church.
Condolences may be made online at www.blakefuneralhomes.com.
Published on April 2, 2017
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