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Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo
Douglas “Doug” Wagner, 73, Clitherall, MN passed away Friday, January 16, 2015 at Sanford Medical Center, Fargo.
Doug was born December 9, 1941 in Sheridan County, North Dakota to William and Kate (Helm) Wagner. He graduated from Grace City High School in 1961 as valedictorian. He served in the US Air Force from 1963-1969. He was stationed at Tyndall Air Force Base in Panama City, Florida. Doug married Karen Boschee on October 25, 1969 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Carrington, North Dakota.
Doug worked for Hertel Trucking for a short time. He then was hired by Northwestern Bell Telephone Company in 1970. Doug and Karen lived in Oakes and Wahpeton before moving to West Battle Lake after his retirement in 2003.
Doug loved hunting, fishing and tinkering.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Karen; children, Brandie (Steve) Sorenson, West Fargo, ND, Treff (Colette) Wagner, Scandia, Minnesota; grandchildren, Mateland, Michael, Hailey, Ellie and Hannah; brothers, Alvin Wagner, Sulphur Springs, Texas, Arley “Skip” (Elsie) Wagner, Carrington, North Dakota; sisters, Terri (Bill) Gressett, Tucson, Arizona, Leona (David) Kindt, Kearney, Nebraska and many nieces, nephews through great-great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 infant children; brothers, William “Billy” Wagner, Jr., LeRoy Wagner; sisters, Alvina Roemmich and Alice Willey.