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Obituary for Robert L. Wagner

Robert Lewis Wagner (Bob), loving husband, father, grandfather, and former Director of the University of Michigan, passed away peacefully at Beacon Square Assisted Living surrounded by his family October 20, 2017. Born September 1, 1930 in Ann Arbor Michigan, son of Ezra H. and Edith Mae Wagner. An Ann Arbor resident his entire life, he married Effie Lynn Wagner on September 1, 1956. Robert was former Director of Parking Operations and several departments at the University of Michigan for over 30 years. Robert was a lifelong member of St. John's Lutheran Church of Northfield Twp. and was Past President, Deacon, and an active member in the church. His passion was hunting and fishing with friends and family. Robert enjoyed his retirement years in Naples, Florida and was active in Our Savior Lutheran Church. Robert is survived by his loving wife for over 61 years, Lynn Wagner, three children William Wagner (Marilyn), Janis Canady (Ricky), John Wagner (Mary), five grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents Ezra and Edith Mae Wagner (Maulbetsch), brother Donald and sister in law Mildred Wagner. Funeral service will be held Friday, October 27, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church, 2945 E. Northfield Church Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, with Rev. John Gierach officiating. Burial will follow at St. John's Cemetery. Receiving of family and friends will be held Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 3-8 p.m. at PHILLIPS FUNERAL HOME, 122 W. Lake St. (10 mile), South Lyon, MI 48178. www.phillipsfuneral.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church.


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Visitation

Thursday

26

Oct

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Phillips Funeral Home

122 West Lake Street (Ten Mile Road)
South Lyon, MI 48178

Visitation2

Friday

27

Oct

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church

2945 E. Northfield Church Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Funeral Ceremony

Friday

27

Oct

11:00 AM
St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church

2945 E. Northfield Church Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Cemetery Details

Location

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery

2945 E. Northfield Church Rd.
Ann Arbor , MI 48105


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St. John's Lutheran Church

2945 E. Northfield Church Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
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