Mr. Wagner had a love for the land and worked as a groundskeeper and farmer. He was a U. S. Army veteran.
Michael was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Janette, nee Holle, Wagner; a brother, John Wagner; another brother in infancy, Joseph Wagner; and a sister, Diane Kraft.
Surviving are five brothers, David Wagner and Ronald (Diane) Wagner, both of Mascoutah, IL, Richard Wagner of Chester, IL, Mark Wagner of Smithton, IL, and Gary Wagner of Millstadt, IL; three sisters, Jeanette (Bruce) Morgan and Janice (Gary) Loyet, both of Lebanon, IL, and Patricia Lang of Belleville, IL; a brother-in-law, Dean Kraft of Swansea, IL and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, November 14, 2018, and from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, November 15, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 15, 2018, at George Renner Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Burial with military honors will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.