Walter Wagner

10/22/2013

Walter W. Wagner, a former Garden City resident, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2013.

Walter W. Wagner, a former Garden City resident, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2013.

He was born April 4, 1916.

On Nov. 30, 1939, he married Virginia Cleaver in Garden City. She preceded him in death.

Mr. Wagner served in the Army during World War II and was decorated with the Bronze Star. He later taught in Army schools throughout the country and retired with the rank of Colonel. He also worked for the Post Office and Radio Station KIUL in Garden City. He and his wife were very active in church and community affairs. They retired to South Fork, Colo., where they enjoyed skiing, hiking and Jeep trips. An Eagle Scout, he was awarded the Order of the Silver Beaver and had more than 50 years in Scouting. He was active in Kiwanis and served two terms at Lieutenant Governor of Kiwanis.

He is survived by four children, Patricia Martin, twins Ruth Guy and Mary Weiss and her husband, Paul, and a son, Robert; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Dayton Place, 1950 S. Dayton St., Denver, CO 80247. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations in the name of Walter Wagner to The Denver Hospice, 501 S. Cherry St., Ste. 700, Denver, CO 80246-1328.

AGAPÃâ Funeral Services Inc., in Colorado, is in charge of arrangements.

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