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Joseph Wagner, 103, of Brookfield, died Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 30, 2017) at O'Brien Memorial Nursing Home in Masury.
He was born Jan. 23, 1914, in Waters, Mich., the son of the late Joseph and Martha Heugel Wagner.
He was a lifelong Trumbull County resident.
Joe retired in 1978, after 31 years of service, as a welder and painter at General Fireproofing in Youngstown.
Joe was a member of North Mar Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Warren, Ohio, where he attended Sunday School and Bible study.
He was an avid fisherman and fished every year in Canada with his wife, Edna.
Joe loved music and enjoyed gardening.
He is survived by: one daughter, Elaine (George) Fielding of Brookfield; two sons, James (Alice) Wagner of Maryville, Tenn., and Lloyd Wagner of Forest, Miss.; six grandchildren, Rev. Kenneth (Donna) Fielding, Cheryl Fielding, Douglas (Melanie) Fielding, and Matthew, Rebecca and Joseph Wagner; three great-grandchildren, Andrea, Allysa and Amanda; and two great-great-grandchildren, Isaiah and Cadence.
His wife of nearly 72 years, Edna V. Myers Wagner, whom he married June 29, 1940, preceded him in death Jan. 25, 2012. Three sisters and two brothers also have preceded in death.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army Warren Citadel, 270 Franklin St. S.E., Warren, OH 44483 or to North Mar C&MA Church Memorial Fund, 3855 E. Market St., Warren, OH 44483.

Joseph, 103, of Brookfield.
Calling hours: 11 a.m. to noon Saturday (9-2-17) at LANE FAMILY FUNERAL HOMES, Roberts-Clark Chapel, Warren, Ohio. Online condolences may be made to the family and the obituary viewed at www.robertsclarkchapel.com
Funeral: Noon Saturday at the funeral home with his grandson, Pastor Kenneth Fielding, officiating.
Burial: Brookfield Township Cemetery.
Published on September 1, 2017
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