Funeral services were held yesterday for Mrs. Jeannine Wagner, wife of Philip Wagner of this city. Local residents were saddened by the young woman’s tragic death wich occurred after a seven-month illness. For the past six weeks she had been
a patient in Whitehorse General Hospital.
Mrs. Wagner, who was 32 years old at the time of her death, came to Whitehorse in 1955 where she was employed with the army. Her family home was in Willow Bunch, Saskatchewan.
Married on August 30 last year she is survived by her husband and her month-old daughter, Michelle Debra, Other survivors are her mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Osias Bruneau of Willow Bunch; two brothers, Almer and Benny and two sisters, Woellie and Lorene. Surviving also on her husband’s side are brothers-in-law John, Frank, Alex, Val, Mike, Raphael, Gabriel, Joe and sisters-in-law Rose, Mrs. Mary Woods and Mrs. Barbara Odermatt. Mr. and Mrs. Adam Wagner, father and mother of Mr. Wagner, reside in Fort St. John.
Prior to the funeral Mrs. Wagner rested at the home of Capt. J. Vallee. Services were held in Sacred Heart Cathedral. Pall bearers were Hank Morris, Fred Lucas, Peter Erickson, Cpl. R. G. Laforce, Sgt. J. Gautreau and Capt. J. Vallee. Burial was in Whitehorse.