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Judy Wagner

October 16, 1953 ~ October 13, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old

Judy Wagner Obituary

Judy Lou Wagner, age 69, of Timewell, Illinois passed away at 4:46 p.m. Friday, October 13, 2023 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.
She was born October 16, 1953 in Beardstown, Illinois the daughter of Charles Ernest, Sr. and Mary L. Lashbrook Buxton.  She married Wayne F. Wagner on August 14, 1976 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Mt. Sterling and he survives. 

Mrs. Wagner was a home economics teacher and FCCLA sponsor at Brown County High School in Mt. Sterling for over 30 years, retiring in May of 2016. 

Judy graduated from Brown County High School with the class of 1971 and then received both her bachelor’s and master's degrees from Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois. 

Mrs. Wagner was a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church in Mt. Sterling.  Judy always enjoyed raising flowers, gardening, fishing, turkey and deer hunting and was known as an excellent cook, but those who knew Judy realized her entire life revolved around her children and her grandchildren. 

Survivors include her husband, Wayne Wagner of Mt. Sterling.  5 children Darren Wagner, Eric Wagner (Joni), Mark Wagner all of Mt. Sterling, Lisa Holden (Casey) of Hamilton, Indiana and Gary Wagner (Kristen) of Mt. Sterling.  11 grandchildren Adalyn, Ayden, Layla, Keaton, Kyzer, Kynnady, Kayson, Evie, Boone, Brooks and Briley.  1 brother Ernie Buxton (Debbie) of Mt. Sterling.  2 sisters Cindy Thompson (John) and Charla Meyers all of Mt. Sterling also survive along with several nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents. 

A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 18, 2023 in the Holy Family Catholic Church in Mt. Sterling with Father Aaron Kuhn officiating. 

Burial will follow in the Mt. Sterling Catholic Cemetery. 

Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling. 

Memorials are suggested to the Mt. Sterling Catholic Cemetery or St. Mary’s School.

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The Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is assisting the family with the arrangements. 



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October 17, 2023

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hendricker Funeral Home
406 South Capitol Ave.
Mount Sterling, Illinois 62353

Funeral Mass
October 18, 2023

10:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church
401 West North Street
Mount Sterling, IL 62353

Interment following funeral service
October 18, 2023

Mount Sterling Catholic Cemetery
1037 725 E Street
Mount Sterling, IL 62353


St. Mary School
408 West Washington street, Mt. Sterling IL 62353
Tel: 1-217-773-2825

Mount Sterling Catholic Cemetery
P.O. Box 252, Mount Sterling IL 62353


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