Leta M. Wagner

October 2, 2019


Leta M. Wagner, 89, of Gilbert, AZ formerly of Dubuque, IA passed away on October 2, 2019 in Arizona.

Funeral mass will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, November 11, 2019 at St. Joseph Key West Church with Rev. Rodney Allers officiating. Family and friends may gather after 9:00 a.m. at the church until time of mass. Burial will be in Dubuque Memorial Gardens. Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road is assisting the family.

Leta was born on July 23, 1930 in Lattnerville, IA the daughter of Theodore and Catherine (Stoffel) Schmitt. She married Herbert G. Wagner on November 4, 1947 at the Lattnerville Church. He preceded her in death in 1994.

She was a member of the Moose Lodge; working for Aflac Insurance for 32 years and for the Dubuque Community School System for 14 years as a food manager.

She is survived by four daughters, Joan (Wayne) Menzak, of Conshohocken, PA, Marjorie (John) Rotner, of Gilbert AZ, Connie Finzel, of San Tan Valley, AZ and Kim Wagner of Maui, HI. Grandsons Mark (Michelle) Rotner of Murrieta, CA and Eric (Xista Garcilazo) Rotner of Mesa, AZ; two great granddaughters Ixchel and Eva Garcilazo Rotner. Her brother Clem Schmitt, of Durango, IA and special friend David Larson.

Leta was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Herb; siblings, Raymond, Sylvester, Donald, Bernadine, Theodore, Catherine and Dorothy.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be sent to the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society.

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November 11, 2019

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Joseph Church, Key West
10204 Key West Dr
Dubuque, Iowa 52003

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