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Martha Wagner

Obituary of Martha Wagner

WAGNER, Martha (nee Schmidt) July 27, 1928- January 8, 2020 Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at Freeport Hospital, in her 92nd year. Beloved wife and best friend of the late Heinz J. Wagner (d. July 16, 1997). Dear mother of Ruth & Randy Dyck, Rita & Dennis Willms, Ruby & Harold Duivesteyn and Richard & Karen Wagner. A loving Oma to Jeremy & Lisa Dueck, Karalyn & Aaron Smits, Luke Willms, Mark Willms, Daniel & Alina Duivesteyn, Timothy Duivesteyn, Lisa Duivesteyn, Ryan & Camille Wagner, Kristyn & Bryton Keyes, Rachel Wagner. Special “Tic-Toc” Oma to Cadence, Kirsten and Ethan Dueck, Carter Smits and Erik Keyes. Survived by brother-in-law Kurt Wagner and wife Anne, sister-in-law Alice Schmidt and many nieces and nephews in Canada and Germany. Predeceased by brother Henry (d. 2011) and sister Hanna (d. 1984). Martha was a strong and courageous woman. She modeled hard work, love and devotion to her family. Her strong faith in God sustained her. She was a lifelong member of Kitchener Mennonite Brethren Church. The family is immensely grateful for the excellent care and compassion of the many doctors, nurses and personal care workers at Lanark, Guelph and Freeport Hospital. Special thanks to nurse, Donna. Friends and family are invited to share their memories of Martha during visitation at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King Street S., Waterloo on Sunday, January 12, 2020 from 3:00 – 6:30 pm. A Celebration of Martha’s life will be held in the Chapel of the Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 11 am. Reception immediately following the ceremony. Private interment at First Mennonite Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Salama Shield Foundation ( This can be arranged through the funeral home or 519-745-8445.
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3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Sunday, January 12, 2020
Erb & Good Family Funeral Home
171 King Street South
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Celebration of Life

11:00 am
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Erb & Good Family Funeral Home Chapel
171 King Street South
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada


First Mennonite Cemetery
800 King Street East
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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