Ruth M. Wagner nee Doepke

Ruth M. Wagner nee Doepke, 84, of Belleville, IL, born September 30, 1923 in E. St. Louis, IL, died Friday, May 9, 2008 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL.

Mrs. Wagner was a retired Beautician and belong to the Beautician Union in E. St. Louis, IL. She was a member of Community of Christ Church in Shiloh, IL and sang in the choir and played the violin for the Community of Christ Church in E. St. Louis, IL and graduated from E. St. Louis High School in 1942.

Preceded in death by her Father - Harry Doepke
Mother - Flora E. nee Smith Jentsch

Survived by her loving Husband - Horace F. Wagner of Belleville, IL whom she married 66 years ago in July.
Loving Children - Larry (Bonnie) Wagner of Belleville, IL
Linda (Mike) Trevino of Austin, TX
Loving Grandchildren - Ann Marie (Bill) Cook
Adam R. (Kristen) Wagner
Brian Canham
Steven Canham
Loving Great Grandchildren -
Brittany English
Ava Wagner
Jake Cook
Emily Cook
Allison Cook

She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Special thank you to the 1 center staff & physicians at Memorial Hospital. She was given excellent care.

Memorials: Memorials may be made to Community of Christ Church

Visitation: None

Funeral: A memorial service will be held at 7:00pm Tuesday, May 13, 2008 at Community of Christ Church, 330 Tamarack Lane, Shiloh, IL with Ron Soloman officiating. Private family burial will be at Valhalla Gardens of Memory in Belleville, IL