Janet Elaine (Long) Wagoner, 81, of rural Garwin, died at her home on September 12. Visitation will be 0ne hour prior to the service. Service is Friday, October 30, 10:30 AM at the Garwin United Methodist Church. Buriel at Inurnment at the LeGrand Friends Cemetery, LeGrand, IA. She was born in Marshalltown on July 20, 1928; the daughter of John and Maude (Shipley) Long. Janet attended school in the Dunbar-Le Grand area and graduated from Le Grand High School in 1946. She married Richard Dean Wagoner on September 19, 1947 at the Le Grand Friends Church.
Janet was a homemaker caring for her husband and children. She managed a bakery in Tama from 1971 to 1976. Following the bakery, she became a cook for the Garwin School in 1976 until her retirement in 1990.
Janet was preceded in death by her infant son, Mark Richard; her parents; three sisters, Ferne Gummert, Betty Rhodes, Joyce Byers and two brothers, Paul Long and Bob Long. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Richard Wagoner; two sons, Ted Wagoner and his wife, Pam, of Kingman, AZ and Tim Wagoner and his wife, Glenda, of Nashville, TN; daughter Teresa Jane Wagoner of Pleasant Hill, IA; 12 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and two brothers, Jack Long of Marshalltown, IA and Frank Long of Boone, IA, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be directed to the Iowa River Hospice or the Alzheimer's Association.