Betty Wagner

SALEM – Betty Wagner, 89, died Tuesday at Brookdale Senior Living in Salem.

Born Aug. 26, 1924 in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Maria (Modjesech) Schuster.

She was employed as a beautician at Bonfert’s Beauty Salon and was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Simon Samuel Wagner; sons Steven Wagner and Mark Wagner; sisters, Freda Maul, Mary Gang, Minnie Schuster and Elsie Gross; and brothers, Gus Schuster and Randy Schuster.

Survivors include sons, Robert Wagner and James Wagner, both of Salem; two stepgrandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home, with Pastor Kari Lankford officiating.

Calling hours will be 10-11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Employment Development Inc. c/o Robert Bycroft School, 35947 state Route 172, Lisbon, Ohio 44423 or to Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 291 S. Broadway, Salem, Ohio 44460.