Mary Eileen Wagner, 91, of Platteville, died on her 91st birthday, Monday, December 4, 2017 at Gray’s Nursing Home, Platteville. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m.
Saturday, December 9, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Platteville. Rev. John Blewett will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Platteville. Friends may call from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville, or from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday at the church. Memorials may be made to the Mary Eileen Wagner Memorial Fund. Online condolences can be made at www.melbyfh.com
Mary Eileen was born on December 4, 1926 in Bellevue, Iowa, daughter of August and Anna (Hingtgen) Kramer. She was united in marriage to Eldon William Wagner on September 16, 1950 in LaMotte, Iowa. He preceded her in death on November 18, 1994. Eileen was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Platteville, and was very active in the CCW. She was a 4-H leader of the Woodchucks, and also a Girl Scout leader in Platteville. She enjoyed quilting, cardinals, and her cat and dog.
She is survived by her daughter, Sandy Droessler; two granddaughters, Amber and Crystal Droessler; three great-granddaughters, Chloe, Billie Jean and Gracie Shaffer; sister-in-law, Lois Kramer; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents; brother, Jack Kramer, sisters and brothers-in-law, Helen and Ollie Digman, Willard and Mary Wagner, Walter Clarence Wagner and Rosella Wagner.