Lois Ann (Paddock) Wagner, Cupertino, CA/formerly Janesville, WI (1923-2013)

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Friday, August 29, 2014

August 2, 1923 - September 13, 2013

Lois Ann (Paddock) Wagner passed away on Sept. 13, 2013, in Cupertino, CA. Lois was born in Janesville, WI, to Chester "Mike" and Florence (Henke) Paddock. Lois attended Carthage College, where she met Donald Wagner, whom she married in 1945. They moved to California, where Donald began his ministry as a Lutheran pastor and Lois began her teaching career and her ministry as the consummate pastor's wife, always using her gift of hospitality and culinary skills.

Lois is survived by their only son, Paul (Tina); grandchildren, Sara (Matt) Bishop and Jon Wagner; great-grandchildren, Annika and Owen Bishop; brother, David (Dee) Paddock, all of California; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 62 years, Donald; her parents, Mike and Florence; her stepfather, Frank Krueger; and her brother, Bruce.

Lois was laid to rest on Aug. 26, 2014, in the rain at Oak Hill Cemetery in Janesville.


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