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Nona Dufresne (Marcia Wagner)

Nona Dufresne (Marcia Wagner), age 83, passed away on Sept. 20, 2017, in Albuquerque, N.M.

She was born May 10, 1934, to Edward and Emma (Belisle) Dufresne in Somerset, Wis. She was the youngest of 7 children. Nona graduated high school in 1952, then went on to the Sisters of St. Joseph Convent until the mid-1970s. She was a missionary in Recife, Brazil. When she was in Brazil she met her husband, Stephen Giles Wagner. She worked at a clinic in Albuquerque for at least 20 years and did a lot of volunteer work for the remainder of her life.

Marcia was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, Lee, Vern (Betty); Brother Raymond (Brother of the Holy Cross); sister, Theresa (Rollie) Martell.

She is survived by Sister Elaine Dufresne; Norm and Carol Dufresne; sister-in-law, Marge Dufresne; and 23 nieces and nephews.

Memorial service will be held in Albuquerque, NM, at a later date.