Grant Wagner, 86, of Cambridge, Minn., died Saturday, April 5, 2014, at GracePointe Crossing Gables West.
Grant was born Nov. 3, 1927, in Tiffin, to Howard and Catherine (Scott) Wagner. He grew up and attended school in Melmore. Grant was united in marriage to Marcille Pennington June 16, 1952, at Harmony EUB Church, Tiffin. They raised four children in Tiffin and the surrounding area.
Grant was a hard-working man who loved farming. In 1980, they moved to a farm in Isanti, Minn., where they lived until needing care, then moved to GracePointe Crossing in Cambridge, Minn.
Grant loved threshing shows, antique tractors and visiting Machinery Hill at the Minnesota State Fair. He enjoyed family events and he had a great, one of a kind, sense of humor. He will be dearly missed.
Grant is survived by four children, Ann Mason and Donna (James) Weiss, both of Blaine, and Darel (Tammy) Wagner and David (Lisa) Wagner, both of Isanti; one sister, Mildred (Carl) Hall of Arlington, Va.; three brothers, William (Martha) Wagner of Fostoria and James Wagner and Dale (Shirley) Wagner, both of Tiffin; 10 grandchildren, Ryan (Crissy), Chad, Brad (Hollie), Eric (Krista), Valerie, Kristen (Chad), Lindsay (Leon), Andrew, Jessica (Mike) and Jennifer; 15 great-grandchildren, Averi, Audrey, Nolan, Sydney, Alex, Nick, Jillian, Selena, Austin, Wyatt, Kyla, Caitlin, Rachel, Austin and Dominic; and many other relatives and friends.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marcille, in 2012; an infant twin sister, Martha; son-in-law, Gary Mason; and sister-in-law, Doris Wagner.
A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Christ Lutheran Church, 641 89th Ave. NE, Blaine, Minn.
A time for visiting will be one hour prior to the service at the church.
Interment will follow at Morningside Memorial Gardens, Coon Rapids, Minn.
Cremation arrangements were with Strike Funeral Homes, 720 1st Ave. E, Cambridge, MN 55008, (763) 689-2070.