The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022

James Rodger Wagonrod

James Rodger Wagonrod, 78, of Columbus, died at 7:15 p.m. Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Lima Memorial Hospital.

He was born July 15, 1936, in Van Wert, the son of Esta Vernon and Carol May (Sullivan) Wagonrod, who both preceded him in death. He married Rosemary Eileen (Lane) Wagonrod, who died in 2001. He then married Jean Ann (Hipsley) Wagonrod, who also preceded him in death.

American Flag for obituaries 6-2011Survivors include four daughters, Denise (Bill) Friedrich of Delphos, Karen (Lance) Postelwaite of Defiance, Diana (Glenn) Hicks of Convoy and Patty (Tony) Gardner of New Haven, Indiana; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A granddaughter, Hannah Gabriel Friedrich; five sisters, Joan M. Miller, Phyllis Nelson, Janice Mosgrove and stillborn twins, Esta and Ester; and four brothers, Robert R. Wagonrod, Richard A. Wagonrod Sr., William E. Wagonrod and Charles Wagonrod, also preceded him in death.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Friday, July 3, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home in Van Wert, with Pastor Tom Snyder officiating.

Calling hours are from 9 a.m. until the time of service Friday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials: Putnam County Hospice.

POSTED: 06/30/15 at 12:58 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries