Wilhelmina M. Wagner, 95, of Shawano, passed away Tuesday morning, Dec. 10, 2013, at Evergreen Care Center in Shawano, where she had been a resident for the past four years.
Wilhelmina was born Jan. 26, 1918, in the town of Poy Sippi, Waushara County, a daughter of the late Ernst and Bertha (Mielke) Buhrow.
She attended country schools, and following graduation from high school, she enrolled in the North Central Bible College in Minneapolis. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Bible/religious studies, graduating in 1940.
On Dec. 6, 1941, she was united in marriage to Floyd Wagner in Minneapolis. Following their marriage the couple moved to the Antigo area, where they lived until 1945, when they moved to Shawano. While living in Shawano, Wilhelmina was employed at Dehn’s, the L&L Ranch and later at Maple Lane Health Care Center, retiring in 1978. Her husband Floyd, preceded her in death on Jan. 31, 1975.