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Lost my brother, Feb. 6, 2017
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Post# 366960   2/17/2017 at 07:32 (429 days old) by Westinghouseman (Capron, Illinois, north of Belvidere, Illinois.)        

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It is with heavy heart that I share the passing of my brother, Donald Wagman. Obituary as follows:Donald James Wagman

Born: May 17, 1964; in Elgin, IL

Died: February 6, 2017; in Spokane, WA

Donald James Wagman, age 52 passed away suddenly on February 6, 2017 in Spokane, Washington.

He was born May 17, 1964 in Elgin to James M. and Elizabeth Ann (Betty) Wagman.

Donald was a graduate of Crystal Lake South High School. He was a member of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. Donald enjoyed the outdoors, boating, fishing, hunting, listening to music and playing the drums. He was an all-around handy-man. Don was a family man that enjoyed traveling with his wife and children. Many road trips were experienced by his family.

He served 25 years in the military, enlisted in the Army, achieving the rank of Sergeant 1st Class. He worked as a recruiter. His overseas assignment was in Germany serving with the military police, where he made life-long friends and was proud to serve his country.

Donald married the love of his life, Donna (Losey) Wagman in Woodstock, Illinois on June 21, 1997. Together they raised 5 children, and relocated numerous times throughout their marriage.

He is survived by his loving wife, Donna; his children, Cameron and James Wagman, Alexis Wagman, Renee Hardy and Kelsey Wagman; granddaughter, Nova; mother, Elizabeth "Betty" Wagman; brothers, Ken (Tracy) Wagman, David Wagman, Bryan (Wendy) Wagman, Robert (Sarah Lee) Wagman; sisters, Theresa (Herbert) Hanson (nee Wagman), Elise (Mark) Wood (nee Wagman), Bonnie (Edward) McAllen, Linda Gregerson, Carol Wagman; brother-in-law, Mark Massman ; and many aunts and uncles in northern Wisconsin & Minnesota, nieces, nephews, grand nieces, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Morris Wagman; nephew, Robert Massman, brothers-in-law, Gary Weber and Tom Gregerson.

Visitation will be Friday, February 17, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm with a funeral service at 7:30 pm at Davenport Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 419 East Terra Cotta Ave (IL Rt. 176), Crystal Lake, Illinois

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention,

To express online condolences, please visit Call 815-459-3411 for information.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Feb. 16, 2017

Post# 366961 , Reply# 1   2/17/2017 at 08:13 (429 days old) by gsohoover (Greensboro, NC)        

Thoughts and prayers for you and your family. Call me if you need someone to talk to. May he rest in peace.
Much love and all the best,

Post# 366962 , Reply# 2   2/17/2017 at 08:53 (429 days old) by Caligula (Benton, Pa)        

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Dear Ken:

So sorry to hear this, I'll keep Donald in my prayers.
Alex Taber.

Post# 366966 , Reply# 3   2/17/2017 at 09:30 (429 days old) by kirbylux77 (Orillia, Ontario, Canada)        

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Ken, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. My condolences to you & your family at this time.


Post# 366969 , Reply# 4   2/17/2017 at 09:36 (429 days old) by dysonman1 (Rolla, Missouri)        

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Ken: I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.

Post# 366971 , Reply# 5   2/17/2017 at 09:39 (429 days old) by kirbyvertibles (Independence, KS)        

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Oh Ken,
You and your family are in my prayers!

Post# 366977 , Reply# 6   2/17/2017 at 11:22 (429 days old) by vacuumlad1650 (Chicago Suburbs)        

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I'm so sorry to hear this, that's Terrible! If you need me for anything, give me a Buzz.

Post# 366979 , Reply# 7   2/17/2017 at 11:37 (429 days old) by gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        
Dear Ken,

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Mt sympathies to you and your family. I, too, lost a brother. Although, it was under different circumstances, still......
If I can do anything, please do not hesitate.
You and your family are in my prayers.

Post# 366981 , Reply# 8   2/17/2017 at 12:31 (429 days old) by electrolux137 (Land O Plenty USA)        


Ken, my thoughts, prayers and love go out to you and your family. Having lost two brothers in one year, I know what you're going through.


God bless you all.

Post# 367020 , Reply# 9   2/17/2017 at 18:08 (429 days old) by vacman1961 (North Babylon, New York)        

Ken, I am so sorry for your loss, may my thoughts and prayers be with you and the entire Wagman family at this difficult time, may he Rest In Peace.


Post# 367021 , Reply# 10   2/17/2017 at 18:28 (429 days old) by kenkart (Mocksville, NC)        
OH ken

I'm so very sorry, IF we can do anything please let me know, hope you can come down for a visit sometime soon, you are always welcome..Hans

Post# 367027 , Reply# 11   2/17/2017 at 19:20 (429 days old) by ge1969 (Jefferson, GA)        

Hey Ken! So very sorry to hear about your brother. I know some of that empty feeling since I lost my Dad a few years ago. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Toby G.

Post# 367041 , Reply# 12   2/17/2017 at 21:57 (428 days old) by kloveland (Tulsa, OK)        

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I'm sorry to hear. You are in my prayers, Ken.


Post# 367043 , Reply# 13   2/17/2017 at 22:18 (428 days old) by compactc9guy (Bathurst New Brunswick Canada )        
MY sympathie

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I can only say my dearest sympathie to your family in this difficult time loosing a love one like this is always a difficult thing to go through .Again i can only offer my deares sympathie to you and your family he was some one special im sure and love by the people around him .He will be miss .My prayers are whit you in this difficult time .

Post# 367104 , Reply# 14   2/18/2017 at 21:56 (427 days old) by portable (Tucson, AZ)        

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I'm so sorry for the loss of your brother, Ken.

Post# 367113 , Reply# 15   2/19/2017 at 03:22 (427 days old) by hygiene903 (Galion, OH)        

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So sorry for the loss of your brother. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

Post# 368071 , Reply# 16   3/8/2017 at 15:49 (410 days old) by CharlesKirby66 (Manteca, CA)        

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My condolences, Ken.  May he rest in peace.

Post# 369466 , Reply# 17   3/28/2017 at 23:44 (389 days old) by Durango159 (State College, PA)        

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Prayers to you and family! Very sorry for your loss!

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