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E. Darlene (Soliday) Wagner

May 24, 1951 — August 26, 2023


E. Darlene Wagner 72 of Baltimore, Ohio passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2023 at Wesley Ridge. She was born in Lancaster, Ohio on May 24, 1951 to the late Emerald and Electa Soliday.  She was a graduate of Liberty Union High School Class of 1969.

Darlene was the former owner and operator of Fast Max in Baltimore, Ohio for more than 25 years. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, traveling and shopping with her family and friends.

She is survived by her sisters, Ruth Ann Taylor of Baltimore and Marilyn (Donald) Kull of Millersport, nieces and nephews, Greg (Jennifer) Kull, Cheryl (Gary) Eads, Matt (Carla) Taylor, Mike (Jill) Taylor, Deborah (Bruce) Turley, Jennifer (Mark) Laski and Andrea (Bill) Putnam; great nieces and great-great nieces and nephews.

Darlene was preceded in death by her husband, Paul M. “Mike” Wagner in 2022, parents, brother, John Soliday, brother-in-law, James Taylor and great nephew, Brock Taylor.

A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, September 9, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. in the JOHNSON-SMITH FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL, 207 S. MAIN ST., BALTIMORE, OHIO 43105 with Rev. Jill Dunlap officiating. Caring Cremation® has taken place.  Inurnment will be held in Maple Grove Cemetery, Baltimore, Ohio. Friends may visit 1 hour prior to service at the funeral home.

Memorial gifts may be given to the Fairfield Area Humane Society, 1721 Granville Pike, Lancaster, Ohio 43130 in her memory.

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Saturday, September 9, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, September 9, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Johnson-Smith Funeral Home Chapel

207 South Main Street, Baltimore, OH 43105

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