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Thora Amelia (Finnbogason) Wagn

January 3, 1936 ~ December 17, 2020 (age 84)


Peacefully on Thursday, December 17, 2020, Thora Wagn passed away at Douglas Campbell Lodge at the age of 84 years.

Left to cherish her memory are her son John Wagn (Murielle), daughter Jo-Anne (Don) Nelson, daughter-in-law Haanita Seval, grandchildren Stephen, Adam, Sean, Brendan, Samantha, Lauren and Scott; sister Joan Hedrick extended family and friends.  Thora was predeceased by her parents Thori and Hazel Finnbogason, son Wendell Wagn, brother Siggi (Kathy) Finnbogason.

Thora was born on January 3, 1936 in Winnipeg, Manitoba at the old Grace Hospital and grew up in Amaranth.  She married Gordon who was in the armed forces, together they spent time in Europe and across Canada.  She received her teaching degree in 1983 and spent all her teaching career in Northern Manitoba.  She loved to travel, read and spending time with her family.

A private family interment will take place at a later date in the Langruth Cemetery.

The family would like to thank Douglas Campbell Lodge for their wonderful care and compassion over the years

As expressions of sympathy, if friends so wish, donations may be made in Thora’s memory to Cancer Care Manitoba, 1160-675 McDermot Avenue Winnipeg, MB R3E 0V.

A tree will be planted in memory and cared for by McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Thora Amelia (Finnbogason) Wagn, please visit our floral store.


Private Family Interment

Langruth Cemetery
Langruth, MB R0H 0N0


Cancer Care Manitoba
1160-675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg MB R3E 0V

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