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Obituary: Jane Wagner, Columbus

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Jane Roeser Wagner, 84, passed away peacefully at Silver Oaks Health Campus in Columbus at 7:15 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013.

Jane was born on July 31, 1929 in Piqua, Ohio, the daughter of Albert and Mary (Greeley) Roeser, who both preceded her in death.

She graduated from Miami University of Ohio in 1951 with a degree in education. In 1952, she married Paul E. Wagner and moved to Dayton, Ohio.

She was a kindergarten teacher for the Kettering Ohio School System. After retirement, she and Paul moved to Safety Harbor, Florida, where they lived from 1982 until 2008. At that time they moved to Columbus.

Jane was a lifelong active member of the Tri-Delta Sorority. She was also involved in many civic and church organizations and clubs. Jane loved to travel, play cards, was an avid collector and loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband Paul; sons Michael (Debra) Wagner of East Tawas, Michigan, and Mark (Brenda) Wagner of Columbus; grandchildren, Julie (Bryce) Yates of New Albany, Kaitlin Wagner of Indianapolis, Alex (Jaclyn) Wagner of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Adrienne (Eric) Jones of Traverse City, Michigan; her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Dave and Jane McDaniel of Centerville, Ohio.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Sat. at  First United Methodist Church Chapel, 618 Eighth Street, with Dr. Gary Schaar officiating. In keeping with Jane's wishes, cremation is planned.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

Online condolences may be sent to the family via www/

Myers-Reed Chapel on 25th St. was in charge of arrangements.

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