John A. Wagner Sr., 86, Castalia, passed away Friday evening in Ohio Veterans Home, Sandusky.
He was born June 24, 1921, in Alton, Ill. He was in the merchant marine for four years and a veteran of World War II. John was an engineer for 42 years, working for various power stations in New York. He loved traveling with his wife Olga.
He is survived by his wife, Olga (Leiter) Wagner, Castalia; one son, John (Sandra) Wagner, Bellevue; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews in Illinois, Missouri, New York, Virgina and Maryland.
John was preceded in death by his parents, John Sr. and Pansy (Anderson) Wagner; sister, Alvina Wagner; and nephew, John Brown.
There will be no visitation or services. Ransom Funeral Home, Castalia, is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent at ransomfuneralhome.com.