Donna K. Wagner, 71, Jasper

Donna K. Wagner, 71, of Jasper, died Saturday, November 7, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. She was born in Ireland August 23, 1949, to Rudolph “Rudy” and Virginia (Adams) Schitter. She married Ronald “Ron” Wagner October 17, 1970, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Ireland.

Donna was a 1967 graduate of Ireland High School. She was a lifelong homemaker and worked as a babysitter and as a cook for the Greater Jasper School Corporation. She was a member of St. Joseph Church in Jasper and enjoyed playing cards, coloring, gardening, bowling, and spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Ron Wagner; four sons; Jamie Wagner, Ferdinand, and Jeremy Wagner and wife Lynn, Ryan Wagner and wife Audrey, and Shane Wagner and wife Audrey, all of Jasper; six grandchildren, Carter, Ella, Jace, Ally, Brooklyn, and Cale; two sisters; Pat Fowler, Holland, and Cindy Schnell and husband Steve, Celestine; one brother; Mike Schitter, Ireland; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one brother, Gary Schitter.

A private family visitation will be held at St. Joseph Church. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Joseph Church or to a favorite charity. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherkluesner.com. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the church with burial following in Fairview Cemetery. Masks and social distancing will be required.

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