Frances Wagner (Nee Slagle) of Menomonee Falls. Our beloved Frances peacefully entered eternal life on Saturday February 24, 2018, surrounded by her family. She was a loving and caring wife to Donald for 65 years. Devoted mother to Michele (Dennis) Miller, Cynthia (Scott) Erickson, Donald (Bobbi VonAsten) and John Wagner. Grandmother to Ann (Chris) Van Pelt, Benjamin (Jaclyn) Miller, Amy (Joe) Stephenson, Andrea (Michael) Tuttle, Jake Erickson and Shawn Wagner. Great grandmother to Isabella and Everly Tuttle and Katelyn Miller. She is further survived by her sister Patricia Mikkelson, brother George Slagle and many other relatives and friends who loved her.
Frances was born on June 28, 1932 to George and Josephine Slagle in Cylinder, Iowa. She graduated from Messmer High School in Milwaukee in 1951. She remained close to and enjoyed her Messmer girlfriends until her passing. Franny was united in marriage to Donald Wagner on September 20, 1952 at St. Roberts Church in Shorewood,WI. Frances was a loving mother and homemaker before entering the workforce, she worked as a secretary until retirement. Franny thoroughly enjoyed her family and friends. She was always in style with a fancy hat. We will honor our dear mother by wearing a hat to her celebration of life on March 9, 2018. We invite you to wear a hat, if you wish. She is loved and will be missed by all who knew her.
Visitation will be held Friday March 9, 2018 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church N88 W17658 Christman Rd. Menomonee Falls from 10 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 12 pm (noon). In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made out to Garden View Hospice at Community Memorial Hospital in Frances's name.