Adrianna Wagley

Adrianna Peternella Wagley, 100, Ellsworth, died Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at Parkview Manor in Ellsworth.

A memorial service was Wednesday, Feb. 28, at Grace Lutheran Church in Luverne.

Adrianna Moret was born to Pete and Tillie Moret on March 29, 1917, in Chandler. She grew up there, attending country school and Chandler High School. She was baptized at Chandler Reformed Church.

On Sept. 18, 1938, Adrianna married Gordon Wagley in Lake Wilson. They farmed in the Reading area. In 1963 they moved to Luverne, where she did housekeeping for local families. Adrianna enjoyed scrapbooking, genealogy and fishing.  She was active in her church and was a member of the Ladies VFW Auxiliary. In 1985 Adrianna and Gordon took a trip to the Netherlands to visit relatives.

On Oct. 7, 2008, Adrianna entered the Parkview Manor in Ellsworth. On June 10, 2017, Adrianna celebrated her 100th birthday at Grace Lutheran Church. It was a celebration she truly enjoyed with family and friends.

She is survived by three sons, Peter (Nancy) Wagley of Salinas, California, Gary (Phyllis) Wagley of Rushmore, and Michael Wagley of Luverne; eight grandchildren: Michelle, Leslie, Michelle, Michael, Kurt, Jeffrey, Angela and Stacey; six great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; one brother-in-law, Roger; one sister-in-law, Vangy; and many nieces and nephews.

Adrianna was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gordon, on Jan. 10, 2002; one grandson, Brandley; one brother, John; two stepbrothers; four stepsisters; two brothers-in-law; and three sisters-in-law.

Arrangements were provided by Chandler Funeral Association of Chandler, www.chandlerfa.com.

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