Harvey was born Aug. 4, 1928 in Deaver to John and Elvina Wagner. He was the seventh of 12 children. As a family, they enjoyed picnics in their backyard and the mountains, putting puzzles together and large family gatherings during holidays.
As a baby, Harvey was baptized and confirmed in Saint John’s Lutheran Church. During his childhood, Harvey worked in the beet fields in Deaver. He started working in the oil fields in his teen years and retired as a consultant many years later.
Harvey proudly served his country in World War II. During his service years in the Army, he also served with two of his brothers.
Harvey is survived by his wife Jeannie Wagner of Powell; brother Tom (Eva) Wagner of Lovell; sister JoAnn (Francis) Moody of Lovell; children Dahleine (Jack) Wild of La Center, Wash., Paula Cole of Cody, Michael Wagner of Atlanta, Ga.; grandchildren Brandon, Tracy, Jillian, Rand, Dominae, Abrae and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents John and Elvina Wagner; and brothers and sisters Johnny, Albert, Betty, baby sister, Harold, Ruby, Marie, Doris and Helen.
Funeral services were held on Monday, Dec. 3 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Powell. Interment was held at Lovell Cemetery.
Haskell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.