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Obituary: Mabel Mercy Crompton Wagner

Our beloved mother, Mercy Wagner, 88, of Monroe, Utah, and formerly of Chino Valley, Ariz., passed away June 4, 2012, in Monroe. She was born June 21, 1923, in Philadelphia, Pa., to David and Mabel West Crompton.

She married Frederick Wm. "Bill" Wagner Jr. in Philadelphia, Pa., on Oct. 15, 1942. He preceded her in death on April 23, 1995.

Mercy was a member of Hope Lutheran Church in Chino Valley. She was a business professional working for several different businesses throughout her career. She also volunteered at the Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott.

She is survived by her children, David (Patricia) Wagner of Monroe, Utah, Mary (James) Ettinger of Oatman, Ariz., Michael (Rebecca) Wagner of Chino Valley and John (Debra) Wagner of Hinckley, Utah; eight grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; daughter-in-law, Leslie Wagner of Chino Valley; sisters-in-law, Peg Crompton and Marion Crompton, both of Pennsylvania.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill; sons, Fred William "Bill" Wagner III and Timothy Wagner; and siblings, Al Crompton, Russell Crompton and Elsie Crompton.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at the Magleby Mortuary Chapel, 50 S. 100 W., in Richfield. Additional services will be at noon on Sunday, June 10, 2012, at the Hope Lutheran Church, 1010 North Road 1 East, Chino Valley, Ariz. Burial will be in the Chino Valley Cemetery. Funeral directors were Magleby Mortuary in Richfield, Salina and Manti. Sign the online guestbook at and

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