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Irene Wagner

Published: Friday, July 5, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST
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Irene Wagner

STERLING – Irene Wagner, 87, of Sterling, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at Sterling Pavilion. 

Irene was born May 25, 1926, in Sterling, the daughter of Charles and Mary (Westover) Schriner. She married Lester E. Wagner on March 11, 1944, in Morrison. He preceded her in death on June 24, 2012.    

Survivors include a daughter, Carol (Ed Habben) Inman of Sterling; two sons, Edward Wagner of Sterling and Robert (Carla) Wagner of Rock Falls; four grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.    

She also was preceded in death by a son, Paul Wagner; a sister, Lucille Schriner; and a brother, Oliver Schriner.  

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and the funeral at 1 p.m. Saturday at Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling, with Myles Kukowski, assistant pastor of Harvest Time Bible Church in Rock Falls, officiating. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.

A memorial has been established.  

Visit www.schillingfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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