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Mae C. Wagner

Obituary for Mae C. Wagner

May 10, 1922 - December 27, 2018
McHenry, Illinois | Age 96

Loving wife, mom, grandma & great-grandma


Mae C. Wagner, age 96, of McHenry, passed away peacefully December 27, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 10, 1922 and raised by her grandparents John and Margaret Schmitt. On August 22, 1942, she married the love of her life, LeRoy Wagner, at St. John the Baptist Church, Johnsburg.

Mae was a loving wife, mom, grandma, and great-grandma. Her most precious times were those spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She spent many years actively involved at St. Mary's Church, where she regularly volunteered. She was extremely proud to be appointed woman of the year there as well. She also enjoyed helping out with Meals on Wheels, gardening, baking, knitting, sewing and playing cards with family and friends. Mae was an inspiration to everyone she met. She will forever be remembered for her sweet, tender, and Godly spirit.

Mae is survived by her loving children: Janice (Fred) Guptill, Bob (Susan) Wagner, Phyllis (Wally) Marciniak, Gary (Kim) Wagner, Brian (Jodi) Wagner, and Alan (Jackie) Wagner; cherished grandchildren: Mike (Rhonda) Guptill, Donna (Mike) Lee, Kelly (Ben) Ludeman, Nick Wagner, Rebecca (Cory) Boughton, Christine (Bill) Comstock, Jeff (Marie) Marciniak, Ryan (Elise) Wagner, Kaitlin (Mike) Freveletti, Meghan (Tyler) Brady, Brittani (Marc) Ritacco, Jori Wagner, Stephanie Wagner, Cassandra (Eric) Borchert, , and Chris (Ashley) Stewart; 17 dear great-grandchildren; and sisters-in-law: Theresa Seibert and Louise Godwin.

Mae was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, LeRoy Wagner; her grandparents, John and Margaret Schmitt as well as her sister, Florence Smith.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. with a Prayer Service beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 10 a.m. on Thursday, January 3, 2019, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 1401 N Richmond Road, McHenry. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

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591 Ridgeview Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
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