Delmer Wagner, Founder of Wagner Meters, Dies

Grants Pass, OR, January 3, 2019-Delmer Wagner, founder of Wagner Meters, died on December 22, in Grants Pass, Oregon at the age of 87.

Following graduation from Walla Walla College, Wagner taught math at Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon.

Wagner soon found himself developing moisture measurement systems for lumber mills. He started by creating the first transistorized systems, followed by noncontact systems and then was also the first to calibrate the measurements systems within percent moisture content – all things that are now mainstream in today’s industry.

Wagner went from selling these systems out of the back of his van to building a business out of Rogue River, Oregon and then going international with his sales.

He later went on to found Better Life Television.

He is survived by his wife, two children, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

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