Saturday, November 13, 2004
Steamboat Springs resident Hugh Wagner died Nov. 6, 2004, at Yampa Valley Medical Center. He was 72.
Hugh was born March 17, 1932, in Wolf Point, Mont., to Thomas A. Wagner and Margarette Jackins.
Hugh graduated from St. Johns Prep School and attended Montana State University and the University of Denver. He was a State Farm Insurance agent for 30 years.
Hugh enjoyed many activities, including playing horseshoes, working in his garden, making pickles, traveling and watching sports. He also loved his Cadillacs, going to the opera, cooking and drinking Budweiser. He was a self-taught piano player and a good friend to many.
Hugh was preceded in death by Therese Ann Phillip and Richard Wagner.
He is survived by two children, Mark S. Wagner and Julie A. Bush; three brothers, J.F., Roger and David Wagner; three sisters, Mary Margarette Hanson, Demaris Boerschinger and LeMay Bechtold; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Nov. 11, 2004, in Glasgow, Mont. Interment was at Highland Cemetery in Glasgow. Memorial donations may be made to the Doak Walker Care Center, 1100 Central Park Drive, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487.