Obituary: Donna Jean (Rosenburg) Wagner, 81, of Hannibal

Donna Wagner
Posted: Jul. 22, 2019 7:00 pm

Donna Jean (Rosenburg) Wagner, 81, of Hannibal, passed away at 9:16 a.m. Saturday, July 20, 2019, at her home. 

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Hannibal. Pastor Eric Carlson will officiate. Burial will be at Grand View Burial Park in Hannibal. 

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of services on Wednesday at the church.

The family is being served by the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal.

Donna was born Dec. 9, 1937, in Hannibal to Francis Leonard and Hazel Pauline David Rosenburg.

She was married to Delbert Wagner on July 4, 1954, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Hannibal. He preceded her in death on March 15, 1994.

Survivors include two children, Debra Jean Holland (Gary) of Hannibal and Patrick Dean Wagner (Peggy) of Hannibal; one sister-in-law, DeLois Wagner of Hannibal; three grandchildren, Amy Sternke (Devron) of Hannibal, Amanda Minter of Blue Springs and Chase Holland (Natalie) of Kenmore, Wash.; and five great-grandchildren, Atticus Sternke, Julian Minter, Scarlett Sternke, Jakobi Minter and Sadie Wagner.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and one sister-in-law, Florene Brocaille.

Donna was a graduate of Hannibal High School Class of 1955. She played the French horn and the trumpet in the high school band.

Professionally, Donna was a retired real estate agent and interior decorator. 

Donna enjoyed dancing, reading and traveling. She also liked visiting with friends on Facebook.

Donna was a past member of the Hannibal Business Women of Missouri and Twain Twirlers.

Donna attended St. John's Lutheran Church, where she was a past member of the Sunshine Circle, a greeter and on the Altar Guild.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church.

Pallbearers will be Devron Sternke, Chase Holland, Nathan Clark, Atticus Sternke, Julian Minter and Jakobi Minter.

Honorary pallbearers will be Scarlett Sternke and Sadie Wagner.

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