Todd F. Wagner, 67, of Cameron, Wis. died Friday, May 31, 2013 at his home. Todd was born on September 18, 1945, in Menominee, Mich. to George F. and Marjorie J. (Goffin) Wagner.
Todd was a graduate of Marinette High School in Marinette, Wis. After graduating from the ROTC program at UW - Superior, he entered the United States Air Force as an officer and served during the Vietnam conflict. On June 6, 1970, he was married to (the beautiful) Ruth Ellen West of Sarona, Wis. After fulfilling his commission in the Air Force, Todd taught High School history in Billings, Mont.; coaching football and wrestling. In 1979, Todd again entered the Air Force. He achieved the rank of Major, was the recipient of multiple commendations for excellence, and was honorably released in 1992. In 1994 he became the Barron County Veterans Service Officer and served until 2006. A lifelong student, Todd earned multiple Bachelors and Masters Degrees in history, education, guidance and counseling. He was a Green Bay Packer fan and a proud member of the University of Alabama Alumni Assoc. Todd loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and fishing with friends and family. A natural talent, he spent hours creating pen and ink art in his studio. As a proud American and member of the NRA (National Rifle Association); Todd was an advocate for sportsmen and our 2nd Amendment right to bear arms. Todd was proud to be a founding member of Towering Pines Community Church in Cameron and was a dedicated leader in his church family. He will be missed.
Todd Wagner is survived by his wife, Ellen Wagner of Cameron, Wis; two sons and daughters-in-law: Jeb and Melissa Wagner of Chetek, Wis. and Tory and Rachel Wagner of Crestview, Fla; a daughter and son-in-law, Dorian and Ike Glaze of Rice Lake, Wis; nine grandchildren: Madison, Kennedy, Riley, Maeve, Heidi, Abigail, Luke, Shannon and Kate; mother, Marjorie Wagner of Marinette, Wis; two sisters and brothers-in-law: Georgia and Don Campbell of Baltimore, Md. and Debra and Brad Whipple of Mystic, Conn; many nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his father, George Wagner; and an infant brother, Tommy Wagner.
Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at Towering Pines Community Church in Cameron, Wis. Interment with full Military Rites accorded by the State of Wisconsin Air Force Honor Guard will be in the Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Spooner, Wis. Appleyard's Home for Funerals in Rice Lake, Wis. is assisting the family.