OBITUARY

Karen and Richard Wagner

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Richard (Dick) Edward Wagner Sr., age 81 of Spring Lake Park, Minnesota passed away peacefully on January 1, 2021 at his family home.

He was born October 10th, 1939 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the son of Edward Leo and Joyce Mary (Ratfield) Wagner.

He was married to Karen Kathleen Burton on June 1st, 1964, until her passing on October 7, 2013.

He was predeceased by Loving Wife, Karen Kathleen Wagner; Father, Edward Leo Wagner; Mother, Joyce Mary Wagner; and Brother, Phillip Earl Wagner.

He is survived by his children Son, Richard Wagner Jr, Daughter, Shannon Wagner, Daughter, Michelle (Wagner) Oien; Sister, Jerilyn (Wagner) Cornelius; Stepchildren, Rory Bauer and James Bauer; Seventeen Grandchildren, and Nine Great Grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held for both Richard Edward and Karen Kathleen (Burton) Wagner on January 16th, 2021. Visitation from 10 am to 11 am, with service at 11 am, at Gearhart Funeral Home, 11275 Foley Blvd NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55448.

Interment will follow at Morningside Memorial Gardens, 11800 University Ave NE North, Coon Rapids, MN 55448, at 12:15 pm.

COVID regulations will be observed - please wear a mask and practice social distancing. Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the building.

Fond memories, photos, and expressions of sympathy may be shared below for the Wagner family. These messages will be printed into a keepsake book for the family later this year.

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  • He was predeceased by Loving Wife, Karen Kathleen Wagner; Father, Edward Leo Wagner; Mother, Joyce Mary Wagner; and Brother, Phillip Earl Wagner.
    He is survived by his children Son, Richard Wagner Jr, Daughter, Shannon Wagner, Daughter, Michelle (Wagner) Oien; Sister, Jerilyn (Wagner) Cornelius; Stepchildren, Rory Bauer and James Bauer; Seventeen Grandchildren, and Nine Great Grandchildren

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, January 16, 2021

  • Celebration of Life for Richard and Karen

    Saturday, January 16, 2021

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  • Interment

    Saturday, January 16, 2021

Memories

Karen and Richard Wagner

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Maureen Hoffman

January 4, 2021

While growing up Dick and Karen were the nicest neighbors we had. They were always welcoming. My parents were good friends with them. They will be missed. Sending love, good thoughts, and prayers. Love Missy McDonald Hoffman

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