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James "Jim" Harmon Wagman

December 16, 1949 — June 20, 2022

James “Jim” Harmon Wagman passed away on Monday, June 20, 2022, in Albuquerque, NM at the age of 72.

James is survived by his son, Daryl Wagman of Albuquerque, NM; daughter, Megan Bull of Albuquerque, NM; granddaughter, Daisy Bull of Albuquerque, NM; and sisters, Cindy Brojanic of Redington Beach, FL and Susan Diethman of Friendship, WI. He is preceded in death by his father, Harmon Wagman; mother, Margaret Wagman; and grandson, Bear Nichols.

James was born on December 16, 1949, in Milwaukee, WI to Harmon Walter Wagman and Margaret Mary Bastle. He graduated from John Marshall High School in 1968 and received a bachelor’s degree of Science from the University of Wisconsin in 1975. James enlisted in the U. S. Army from 1969-1972 and U.S. Air Force from 1977-1982. He valued his service highly and attained rank in the U. S Air Force as Captain. He married Pamela Jean Riley in Milwaukee, WI. The couple were married for 13 years.

James worked as a “Peacekeeper” for UNESCO from 1996-1999. He also worked at the Kirkland Air Force at the Air Force Weapons Laboratory as a “Weapons Safety Officer” from 1983-1996.

James loved science fiction, films and working on cars and motorcycles. He also enjoyed guns and artillery, astronomy, and space flight. He was a member of the motorcycle club, Heaven’s Devils in Milwaukee, WI.


A visitation will take place from 10:00-11:00 am on Tuesday, August 09, 2022, at Daniels Family Funeral Services – Sara Rd. Chapel, 4310 Sara Rd. SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124. A celebration of life will follow from 11:00 – 12:00 pm. An Interment will take place at 2:00 pm at Santa Fe National Cemetery, 501 N Guadalupe St, Santa Fe, NM 87501.

 

 

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Visitation

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Mountain time)

Daniels Family Funeral Services - Sara Chapel

4310 Sara Rd, Rio Rancho, NM 87124

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Celebration of Life

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (Mountain time)

Daniels Family Funeral Services - Sara Chapel

4310 Sara Rd, Rio Rancho, NM 87124

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Interment

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Starts at 2:00pm (Mountain time)

Santa Fe National Cemetery

501 N Guadalupe St, Santa Fe, NM 87501

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