Anna Mae Wagner

Anna Mae Wagner, of Batesville, passed away, Saturday, February 8th, at St. Andrew’s Healthcare in Batesville, where she had been a resident for the past several years.  She died two weeks before her 100th birthday.  One of two children, she was born Feb. 23, 1920 on a farm in between Napoleon and Lookout, Indiana, the daughter of John and Laura Burkhardt Niehaus.

On April 30, 1938, she was married to Virgil J. Wagner in Morris, Indiana at St. Anthony Church. Mr. Wagner died on August 20, 1990.  In addition to her parents and her husband of fifty-two years, she is also preceded in death by her brother Albert Niehaus.

Together they had four children, Eugene J. Wagner (Gayle) of Beech Grove, Indiana; Gary Wagner of Sheridan, Indiana; Darlene Wagner Jonas (Dave) of The Villages, Florida; and Debbie Wagner, a resident of St. Andrew’s Healthcare in Batesville, Indiana; 11 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren

Ann and Virgil owned and operated Wagner’s Repair Service and the Wagner’s Trailer Court. In addition to their 26 years of devoted service to the community through their business, they were also involved with New Horizon’s Workshop, where their daughter attended for many years.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Louis Catholic Church on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. with burial following in the church cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to the New Horizon’s Workshop or the St. Andrew’s Health Campus Activity Fund and sent to the Weigel Funeral Home (P.O. Box 36, Batesville, Indiana, 47006) in care of the Wagner family.  For online condolences go to

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