PRICE - Lee Alvo Wagner age 83, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2011 in Price. Lee was one of eleven children born to John and Pearl Long Wagner, he was born in Roosevelt on Jan. 23, 1928. He married Ruby Burrola.
Lee grew up in Roosevelt and attended Union High School. He enlisted in the United States Navy, and served his country during World War II. Lee worked as a sheepherder and was a roughneck in the oilfields. Lee loved traveling the western states of the United States. He enjoyed playing cards, it has been said that his favorite game was solitaire. Lee also enjoyed collecting change, to share with his grandchildren. Lee will be remembered as a man who loved his God and family. He was known in Price as the man that was always walking around town.
Lee is survived by his children: Bonnie Lee Boren of Logandale, Nev., Gale L. Wagner of Apache Junction, Ariz., and Richard K Herzet, Price, 13 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews, two sisters: Leona and Billie.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Lawrence K. Wagner, three grandchildren and eight brothers and sisters.
As per Lee's request there are no services scheduled. Family and friends may sign the guest book and share memories of Lee at www.fausettmortuary.com.
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