February 1, 2023

Willie “Wag” Wagner

Willie “Wag” Wagner
Age: 71
Died: Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Hays Medical Center in Hays
Born: September 12, 1943 at Ness City
Parents: Edwin & Mabel (Hinkle) Wagner
Marriage: to Patti Triplett on August 1, 1978 at Dighton

Membership: American Legion Post # 190 of Dighton

Willie graduated from Ness City High School in 1963. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served mainly in Ethiopia and South Africa. After his discharge he returned to Ness City and farmed and worked at the John Deere Dealership. He moved to Healy and started working for the Kansas Department of Transportation and in 1978 he moved to Dighton and continued working at KDOT where he served as Road Supervisor until his retirement. He enjoyed motorcycles, woodworking and collecting pens and hats. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Daughter- Connie Wagner, Brother- Gene Wagner, Sister- Donna Dossett & Granddaughter- Laramie Jo Smith

Survivors: Wife Patti Wagner Home
2 Daughters Monica & Robby Smith Dighton
Lori Rolo & Brad Culbertson Ness City
2 Sons Jamie Whittemire Colby
Martin Markey Fairbury, Nebraska
Brother Dwight Wagner Larned
9 Grandchildren
3 Great-Grandchildren

Funeral Service: 2:00 PM Tuesday
Place: First Christian Church in Dighton
Officiating: Pastor Alana Chapman & Rev Aerii Smith
Burial: Dighton Memorial Cemetery
Graveside Rites: American Legion Post # 190 
Kansas Army Reserves National Guard
Memorials: Fresenius Dialysis Center
In care of Boomhower Funeral Home
Calling Hours: 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM Monday 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM Tuesday
At Boomhower Funeral Home in Dighton
Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com