On Dec. 12, 1942, in Portland, Ore., Frank John Wagner was born to Lawrence John Wagner and Dorothy May nee Johnson Wagner. He joined his sister Sharon Lovery Wagner at the family home.
Frank grew up in College Place, Wash., where he went to grade school and junior high. The family moved to the city of Cheney when Frank was a sophomore in high school. When Frank moved to Cheney he worked on a dairy farm and went to school at the same time. He graduated in 1961 and joined the Army shortly afterwards.
Frank was stationed in Germany during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He came to Ft. Devin in Mass...