Agatha Ilene Wardwell

February 6, 1930March 28, 2019

Agatha Ilene, “Aggie” (Passeno) Wardwell, age 89, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2019 in Muskegon, Michigan. She was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin on February 6, 1930. Agatha graduated in 1948 from Cheboygan High School. Aggie was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend who had an amazing zest for life. She was a sweet and energetic woman who worked hard and enjoyed a variety of activities like gardening, bingo, and spending time playing games and putting together puzzles with family and friends. Aggie truly loved spending time playing and laughing with her grandchildren and great grandchildren whenever possible. Preceded in death by her husband, Harold Wardwell (2011) and sister, Sharon (Passeno) Poole. Aggie is survived by her three daughters; Jane Malec, Julie Devos, and Elizabeth Stingle; her grandchildren; Tony (Charissa), Jamie (Jeana), Jeremy (Lindsay), Trista, Jeffrey (Becca), Shane, Darik (Trisha), and Sabrina; as well as her many great grandchildren. No funeral services will be held. Aggie was a long time supporter of POW/MIA. If you would like to make a donation in her honor please visit:


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Agatha Ilene Wardwell

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Diana Cort

April 12, 2019

Aunt Aggie took me & Janee to go see My Fair Lady. It was my first time in an actual movie theater. She made me feel so grown up & special! That movie is still one of my favorites & I think of her whenever I watch it, which is quite a lot!