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Jeanette E. Wagner

February 10, 1917 ~ January 5, 2019 (age 101)


Jeanette E. Wagner, age 101, of Wautoma passed away early Saturday morning, January 5, 2019 at the Wild Rose Manor.

She was born February 10, 1917 in Oshkosh, the daughter of Vern and Ann (Wachtveitl) Kleman. She married Charles C. Rasmussen in 1936. He preceded her in death on March 6, 1950 following an automobile accident.  She married William “Bill” Wagner on April 18, 1953 in Oshkosh. He died on August 24, 2006.

Jeanette operated Jeanette’s Smart Set Beauty Salon in Oshkosh for a number of years. Later, she worked as a realtor in Oshkosh for 10 years. They spent many weekends at their cottage on Lake Sharon. She and her late husband Bill moved to Wautoma 1990. Jeanette was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Town of Crystal Lake.

She is survived by her children, Kenneth (Marsha) Rasmussen, Oshkosh, Carol (Jim) Okeene Oshkosh, Robert Rasmussen, Milwaukee, and Roger (Mary) Rasmussen, Wautoma; 9 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren.

Private family funeral services will be held at Leikness Funeral Home in Wautoma with Rev. Blaine O. Niskanen officiating. She will be laid to rest next to her husband, Charles at Oaklawn Cemetery, Town of Black Wolf, Winnebago County.


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