Donald Wagner, 78, of Pierce, Colorado passed away peacefully at home on August 7, 2018 after a long battle with cancer.
He was born May 31, 1940 to Carl and Leah (Day) Wagner, a German-Russian family in Ft. Collins, Colorado.
Don grew up working in the beet fields around Ft. Collins. He married his wife of 56 years, Sharon Tilger- Wagner on September 9, 1961. He farmed for 35 years, first in Ft. Collins, then later moving to the Ault-Pierce area where he farmed several different farms. After retiring from farming, he had various jobs as a truck driver. In 2003 Don opened Ault Rental with his son, Scott.
He enjoyed his family, working, water skiing, volleyball, camping, stirring up trouble, and having coffee with many people in the community.
Donald is survived by his wife, Sharon; daughter, Donna (Mark) Druyff; son, Scott (Maria) Wagner; grandchildren, Amanda (Joe) Kelly, Dustin Kern, Stephanie Wagner, Kim Wagner, Heaton Hall, Destini (Brandon) Brewer, Matt (Lauren) Smith; great grandchildren, Coleton and Sawyer Jo Kelly and Madison Smith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Leah Wagner; and brother, Ron Wagner.
The family will host an open house to celebrate Don’s life from 3-7 p.m. on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the Ault VFW, 100 1st Avenue.
Memorial gifts may be made to “Pathways Hospice” or “American Cancer Society” in care of Adamson, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, CO 80634. Friends may leave condolences at AdamsonCares.com.