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Stephen Wagner

May 16, 1943 — December 18, 2019

Stephen (Steve) Wagner, age 76, passed away on December 18, 2019, in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He was born on May 16, 1943, in Madison, Wisconsin to Howard and Welcome (Meyers) Wagner.

He is survived by his sons, Howard "Howie" Wagner and Fredrick "Fred" Wagner (Becky); his sister, Virginia "Ginny" Martinson (Dave) and his twin sister Helen "Dolly" Emerson (Chuck); nieces, Debbie Fields, and Mary Hustedt.

Stephen was preceded in death by his parents and his best friend, Bob Stowe.

Steve grew up in Madison, Wisconsin and attended Madison East High School, graduating in 1961. He spent most of his adult life living in Green Bay Wisconsin and was employed by Green Bay Foods for 29 years. In 2013 Steve moved to Manor Care/Crossroads where he made many friends. When he was at Manor Care/ Crossroads, Steve rode paratransit 5 days a week, 4 to the YWCA and 1 day to Weight Watchers. He began the weight watchers program in 2004 and lost over 150 pounds becoming a Life Time Member in 2008 until his passing. Steve was a member of the YWCA Greater Green Bay for several years. He made many friends at the YWCA, exercising in the pool, using the stationary bike, and having coffee while socializing. He loved going to the YWCA. Memorials may be made to YWCA Greater Green Bay. The family would like to thank the Crossroads staff for their special care of Steve.

A private family burial will be held in May at Forest Hill Cemetery in Madison, WI.

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