Obituary - Amos Wagers (1902)

Obituary - Amos Wagers (1902)


Amos Wagers

Amos Wagers, 72, died at 11 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, at Brokaw Hospital, Normal where he had been a patient several weeks.

His funeral was held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 21, at Stensels’ Funeral Home, LeRoy, with Rev. Robert Swain officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery.

He was born Oct. 2, 1902, at Bloomington, a son of William and Lula Tudor Wagers. He married Francis Carlson May 24, 1930, at Bloomington.

Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Anita, at home; a son Richard, rural LeRoy; five grandchildren; a brother, George Wagers, Mahomet.

Three sisters and four brothers preceded him in death.

He was a member of the LeRoy Sportsman’s Club. He had farmed all his life in the Ellsworth area and retired eight years ago and moved to LeRoy.

Organist was Mrs. Gladys Weber and soloist, Ralph Duvick. Casket bearers were: Duane Wagers, Howard Wagers, Lyle Carlson, Darrell Carlson, Donald Carlson and Verdon Cox.


The name and date of the paper are currently unknown. It probably came from the files at the Leroy or Farmer City public libraries.


The spelling of his wife's name, "Francis", is as it appears in the article.

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Amos Wagers
October 2, 1902
119 Bloomington, IL, US
2 March 18, 1975
46 72 Brokaw Hospital, Normal, IL, US
Monday, June 29, 2020 2:13 AM
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