Charles Otto Wagner, of Sandusky, died early Friday evening, March 2, 2007, in Providence Care Center, after a lengthy illness.
He was born Sept. 30, 1921 in Sandusky, and was a 1939 graduate of Sandusky High School. He retired from the Ford Motor Company in 1991 after 35 years of service. He also ran his father’s fishing company Wagner fisheries. He enjoyed fishing, yard work, playing cards and walking his dog.
Mr. Wagner is survived by his wife Anna Jean (Dillinger) Wagner, whom he married Aug. 10, 1944; two daughters, Victoria A. Wagner of Sandusky and Debra Lynn Wagner of Gilbert, Ariz.; two sons, Jeff Wagner of Sandusky and Scott Wagner of Dunedin, Fla.; two grandchildren, Derrek John Wagner and Betsy Louise Wagner; and one brother, Frederick Wagner Jr. of Huron.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frederick and Mayme (Keating) Wagner Sr.; and two brothers, Lester and Richard Wagner.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Monday in Groff Funeral Home, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky, where services will begin at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church 510 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. The Rev. Marty Nassr will officiate. Entombment will be in Oakland Cemetery.
Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870; or to Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church 510 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be sent to grofffuneralhomes.com.