Carolyn B. Wagner


Carolyn B. Wagner, 83, of rural Hammond died Sunday, October 15, 2023 at Mayo Clinic Hospital-St Marys Campus.

Carolyn Solberg was born February 25, 1940 to Adolph Solberg and Alice (Moran) Solberg. She was raised in and around Rushford, MN. December 6, 1958 Carolyn married Carl Wagner Jr. of Hammond. They moved the family to the family farm in 1970.

Carolyn worked at the Hammond Bank for 37 years. She raised her children with love and kindness. She treated everyone that way. She loved to laugh and tell stories.

Carolyn is survived by her children, Danny Wagner, Darin Wagner, and Deb (Troy) Duryee; 6 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; sisters, Janel Torgerson and Norine (Lonny) Remund.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Carl; infant son, David; daughter, Diane; and 2 brothers, Wallace Solberg and Harold Solberg.

Graveside Service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 20, 2023 at Saint Clements Catholic Cemetery in Hammond MN. Fellowship following at St Johns Lutheran Church Hall, 80 3rd Ave South, Hammond, MN 55991

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7 thoughts on “Carolyn B. Wagner

  1. Carolyn was one of the sweetest ladies that I ever knew, she had love for everyone. I did not get to see her often but when I did she always gave me a big hug. She was loved by all

  2. I have so much love and respect for Caroline. She went out of her way to do nice things, even for people she barely knew. She was kind and loving and she raised some really great people. Her manner was always graceful and she had class. I’ll always remember her great sense of humor and the laughs we shared. Although I haven’t seen her in the last years, I have thought of her often and thoughts of Caroline will always put a smile on my face. May she rest in peace. We are all sorry for the loss that her loved ones must endure. Caroline has created and left behind a lot of love.

  3. Carolyn was like a mom to us Buck kids. She loved us all and we loved her! We enjoyed visiting with her and hearing her many stories about her longtime friendship with our parents and other Hammond folks. She loved life and loved to laugh. She came to the Hammond Reunion picnic this year- we were all so happy to see her! We will miss you, Carolyn! I can see you dancing in heaven now and joking around with all your family and friends! What a blessing to have known her and her wonderful family! Hugs and prayers for her family, especially Deb, Danny and Darin.

  4. My heart felt sympathy goes out to the family of Carolyn. I loved her humor, quick wit and the ability to light up a room. May she live on forever in our hearts!

  5. Carolyn was such a sweet, fun lady! She made everyone feel special. She didn’t see strangers, everyone was her friend. We need more people like her in this world!
    To everyone that loved her; I’m so sorry for your loss, but we know where she is and can look forward to seeing her again when our Lord takes us home. In the meantime, memories of her are a treasure to hold and enjoy. Till we meet again,

  6. My deepest sympathy for the loss of Carolyn, a beautiful soul. I will hold the memories, (serving wonderful meals for bazaars, funeral, etc,) and that smile. Carolyn was always there. These memories I will hold close to my heart.
    Barb Riley Sutherland

  7. Carolyn will certainly be missed. I will always remember her beautiful smile and the welcoming heartfelt feeling she gave whenever I visited her and the family up at the farm. Carolyns’ smile was contagious and she definitely knew how to enjoy life. I am glad today was a gorgeous, warm day in honor of your love and warmth for your friends and family who celebrated your life this morning. I’ll will forever be thankful and grateful for having known you and the feeling I got just being around you and your spirit. I will always remember you Carolyn as a wonderful Mother and friend.

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