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Thomas W. Wagner dies

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Thomas W. Wagner, life long resident of Porter, died Wednesday, January 17, 2007 near Louisville, Ky.

He is survived by his daughter, Dr. Katy Varner and son-in law, Dennis Varner; a son, James K. Wagner of Florida; granddaughters, Callie Varner of Washington DC and Molly Varner of Louisville, Ky. He is also survived by his sister, Madelyn Boyd of Lowell, Ind.

Mr. Wagner was a WWII Veteran and was a navigator in one of the first planes over France on D-Day. He also was active in numerous civic and community endeavors; Porter Town Board, Westchester Public Library Board, Visiting Nurses Association, and the Westchester Neighbors Food Pantry.

A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 3, at the First United Methodist Church of Porter.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to his church at 100E Beam St., Porter, IN 46304.


Posted 1/25/2007