Wagler, Magdalene

Born: May 26, 1924
Died: Mar 21, 2019


Magdalene (Lichti) Wagler, age 94, of Nithview Community, New Hamburg went to her final Home on March 21, 2019. She was born May 26, 1924, a daughter of the late Noah and Jacobena (Bender) Lichti. On June 15th, 1946, she married Emerson Wagler, who predeceased her on June 9, 2007. Magdalene is lovingly remembered by her children, Elizabeth Wagler of Eden, Manitoba, Sharon and Chuck Sammut of Cobourg, Donna and Gerald Jantzi of Millbank, Gerry and Susie Wagler of Shakespeare, Kay and Ron Shantz of St. Clements.
Magdalene will also be missed by her 25 grandchildren and 60 great-grandchildren and is remembered by her sister Annie Roth and her brothers/sisters-in-law, Lauretta Lichti, Ruby Gingerich, Laverne and Bernice Wagler, Sam and Elda Wagler and Irvin and Carol Wagler, and many nieces and nephews.
Magdalene was predeceased by her oldest son, Glen Wagler, granddaughter-in-law Katharina Sammut, and great-grandson, Travis Bauman, her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Samuel and Emma (Jutzi) Wagler, and by siblings, Barbara and Allen Bast, Catherine and Floyd Steinman, David and Fannie Lichti, Nicholas and Verna Lichti, Albert and Kaye Lichti, Julius and Floretta Lichti, Willis and Laura Lichti, Laverne and Nelda Lichti, Elmer Roth, Louis Lichti, Alvin Gingerich and Wilmer and Katie Wagler.
Magdalene loved her Lord and was baptized in her youth. She was a faithful member of Grace Mennonite Church, New Hamburg, and for many years was active in the sewing circle and church program there. She found pleasure in hosting guests at her table, enjoyed her flower gardens, and spent many relaxing hours quilting and knitting.
Relatives and friends are invited to the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron Street, New Hamburg, on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 for visitation from 2 – 4 & 6 – 8 p.m. Interment will take place on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.. at the 19th Line East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery. Following the interment, the funeral service will take place at East Zorra Mennonite Church, Tavistock at 2:30 p.m. with Howard Bean officiating. All are welcome to share in a time of fellowship and refreshments following the funeral service.
As expressions of sympathy, donations to Christian Aid Ministries or Nithview Community would be appreciated (Cheques Accepted). Online condolences and donation information available at www.markjutzifuneralhomes.ca

Visitation Information


Apr 02, 2019


2 - 4 & 6 - 8 p.m.


Mark Jutzi Funeral Home – New Hamburg
291 Huron Street
New Hamburg, Ontario
N3A 1K2
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Service Information


Apr 03, 2019


2:30 p.m.


East Zorra Mennonite Church
677044 16th Line
RR#1 Tavistock, Ontario
N0B 2R0
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Interment Information


19th Line East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery
RR#1 Tavistock, Ontario

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Although charitable funds are sent directly to the charity, please remember to contact us directly to give a card from you to the family in memory of their loved one.

Christian Aid Ministries
1 Parkvew Drive
P.O. Box 46
Moorefield, Ontario
N0G 2K0

Nithview Community
200 Boullee Street
New Hamburg, ON
N3A 2K4
(519) 662-2280


Condolence from Kahla Lichti sent on May 5, 2019

So sorry to hear of the passing of such a lovely lady. May her memory live on in our hearts. Xxoo

Condolence from Ralph and Brenda Bastian and family sent on April 1, 2019

Our deepest condolences on the passing of Magdelene Wagler. Our sincerest sympathies to Sharon and Chuck Sammut, Paul Sammut, Angie Fuchs, and Tony Sammut and their extended families. There is no greater loss than the loss of a mother/grandmother. We wish you the comfort that only God can provide.

Condolence from Ron/Joyce Stemmler sent on March 27, 2019

Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your Mom, Grandma, Great grandma. She left a wonderful legacy.

Condolence from RubyLichti and Miguel Barrenengoa sent on March 26, 2019

Thinking of you all at this time as you remember the life of Maggie .A big hug from both of us!

Condolence from Gerald and Verna Martin sent on March 25, 2019

Thinking of you all in this time of grieving and bringing closure to your mom’s earthly life. She was an admirable woman!
Romans 14 :8
For whether we live, we live unto the Lord:and whether we die, we die unto the Lord whether we live therefore or die, we are the Lord’s.