Connie Wagner

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Connie M. Wagner, nee Conrath, 92, of Belleville, IL, born June 26, 1925, in Belleville, IL, died Monday, April 23, 2018, at her residence.

Mrs. Wagner was a member of St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Leo G. Wagner, whom she married on September 3, 1945, and who died on February 18, 2007; her parents, John G. and Helen A., nee Rudolph, Conrath; a sister, Ruth Mae Conrath; and a brother, Willard (Ann) Conrath.

Surviving are four sons and a daughter, David Lee (Susan) Wagner of Mascoutah, IL, James Richard (Linda) Wagner of Ste. Genevieve, MO, Daniel Joseph Wagner, John Martin (Diane) Wagner and Mary Anne (Kenneth) Bour, all of Belleville, IL;
10 grandchildren, Michael Wagner, Jessica Wagner, Brian (Jill) Wagner, Jill (Jared) Schwartz, Valerie (Travis) Walter, Steven (Kristen) Wagner, Sean (Jessica) Wagner, Christina (Bryce) Kaemmerer, Melissa O’Neill, and Bradley Ganley;
21 great-grandchildren, Brandon, Brent, Aliyah, Hakin, Kaiden, Addelyn, Gracyn, Riann, Ella, Seth, Aden, Peyton, Maya, Finnley, Ayra, Scarlyt, Hailey, Kyston, Gavyn, Ehren and Cameron;
one sister, Shirley (Hans) Gebhart;
one brother, John (Mary Beth) Conrath of Belleville, IL;
and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express our love and appreciation to Dr. Salma Mannan-Hilaly for her friendship and loving care.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in the form of Masses, to St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, or to Family Hospice.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Friday, April 27, 2018, at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 12 noon Friday, April 27, 2018, at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with the Msgr. William McGhee officiating.

Burial will be at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.


1 Comment on Connie Wagner

Matt Berens said : Guest Report Apr 27, 2018 at 1:53 AM

Our condolences to the entire family. I remember your Mom well from St Augustine's. She always had a great smile and a kind word. We remembered when the family lived on Lillian Dr and John was Mom & Dad's paperboy. Godspeed to your Mom.

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