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Paul Franklin Waggoner
May 31, 1932–February 5, 2011
Paul F. Waggoner, age 78, died Saturday, February 5, 2011 at the Jones Regional Medical Center following a sudden illness.
Funeral services were held 11:00 Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at the Wayne Zion Lutheran Church, rural Monticello with interment in the Wyoming Cemetery with Military Honors. Rev. Robert Wessels officiated at the services. Friends called from 4 until 8 Tuesday at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello where a Masonic Service was conducted at 8:00.
Surviving is his wife Lucille, a sister Norma Brady, Anamosa, two nephews, Tom Orr, Monmouth, Jim Christianson, Anamosa , four nieces, Denise Nipper, and Lori Waggoner both of Cedar Rapids, Darlene Dianels, Peoria, Illinois, Joyce Bartels of Nebraska. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Kathryn Orr in 2010 and a brother Galen Waggoner in 2006.
Paul Franklin Waggoner was born May 31, 1932 at Olin, Iowa. He was the son of Harold F. and Gesina E. (Lizzie)(Weers) Waggoner. He received his early education in the Olin Schools and graduated from the Onslow High School with the class of 1951. Paul then farmed and also worked at Collins Radio. He went on to serve in the United States Army during the Korean War. Paul married Lucille Woodward on June 16, 1957 at the First Methodist Church in Burlington, Iowa. The couple farmed the Waggoner family farm near Onslow until 1993. They built a new home in Wyoming and moved there in 1994.
Paul was a member of the Wayne Zion Lutheran Church, the Olin Masonic Lodge, the Scottish Rite Consistory in Clinton and the American Legion Post #259. He had been a member of the Jones County Soil Conservation Commission, the Jones County Pork Board, Jones County Extension Council, the Jones County Fair Board, the Onslow Telephone Board and Zion Lutheran Church in Wyoming and the Wyoming Zoning and Planning Board. He served in many capacities in all these organizations.

Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
Source: Midland Times, Wyoming, Iowa, 11 February 2011


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