POLO – Melanie Rose Wagner, 21, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, in Polo.
Melanie was born Nov. 20, 1991, in Albuquerque, N.M., the daughter of Steven and Penny (Webb) Wagner. She graduated from Manzano High School, Class of 2010. Melanie was a student at Central New Mexico Community College. She acquired her EMT-I certification, and was planning to begin paramedic school next year. Melanie brought smiles to her patrons and co-workers, while working as a server at Cracker Barrel.
Melanie is survived by her parents, Steve and Penny Wagner; brother, Jay Wagner, of Albuquerque; grandfather, William Wagner; aunts and uncles, Michael (Carrie) Wagner, Greg (Jane) Wagner, and Teresa Olsen; and cousins, Eric Compton and Jason and Kelly Wagner.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, George and Nancy (Yount) Schmidt and Robert and Shirley (Francl) Webb.
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Polo Church of The Brethren, 401 S. Congress Ave. A memorial service also will be later this year in Albuquerque. Polo Family Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.
Visit www.polofamilyfuneralhome.com to send condolences.