Doris Ann Wagner,
age 87, of Valparaiso, IN, and longtime Chesterton resident passed away on
Saturday, March 21, 2020.
She was born on
October 19, 1932, in Lackawanna, NY, to Michael and Anna (Sessanna) Falcone.
Doris is survived
by two daughters, Valerie (Herman "Arch") Waters, Sharon M. (James) Elliott;
son, Dr. Michael A. Wagner, D.D.S.; grandchildren, Matthew and Lucas Waters,
Nicholas Mitchell, Danielle and Andrew Elliott; great-granddaughter, Sarah
Waters; one niece, several nephews and many extended family members and
She was preceded in
death by her husband, Arthur S. Wagner; her parents; and all five of her
Doris above all was
a loving mother and grandmother. She was a longtime member of St. Patrick
Catholic Church in Chesterton. Doris worked at the Ladies Shop, she had a
great artistic ability and fashion sense. She also volunteered her services
for the Moose, along with St. Pat's. Doris' great passion was playing cards,
bingo and being amongst her family and close friends. She will be remembered
as a strong-willed, independent minded person who never treated anyone as a
stranger. Due to her Italian heritage, Doris always had a warm meal to
provide. Her faith and her strength will be carried on through her family.
Doris will be laid
to rest at Chesterton Cemetery alongside her husband at a Private Service.
Her family plans to hold a Celebration of Life at a later time to
commemorate her life with family and friends.
with Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, Chesterton, IN.
may be made to the family at www.ee-fh.com