David Wagler, 97, died Dec. 26, 2018.
He was born Dec. 10, 1921 in Montgomery, Indiana, to Joseph and Sarah (Lengacher) Wagler. Surviving are 11 children: Rosemary (Joseph Gascho) Aylmer, ON; Magdalena (Raymond Marner) Donalds, S.C.; Joseph (Iva Mae) Mays Lick, KY; Naomi (Alvin Yutzy) Huntsville, AR.; Jesse (Lynda) Abbeville, S.C.; Rachel (Lester Yutzy), Hutchinson, KS.; Stephen (Wilma) Bird-in-Hand, PA.; Titus (Ruth) Bloomfield, IA.; Ira, New Holland, PA.; Rhoda (Marvin Yutzy) Arlington, KS.; Nathan, London, ON.
Also surviving are: 59 grandchildren, 138 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild, 1 sister, Rachel Graber of Kalona, IA, 1 sister-in-law, Sarah McGuire of Montgomery, IN.
He was preceded in death by his wife Ida Mae (Yoder); 5 great-grandchildren, brothers; Joel, Noah, Ezra and Abner, sisters Martha, Mary, Anna, and Magdalena.
The family wishes to express their appreciation and thanks to everyone who helped care for Dad during his illness, also for the many acts of kindness, food and prayers.