Janet Lynn Wagner

July 25, 1950December 15, 2018

Janet Lynn Perry-Wagner went to sleep in death at her home, December 15, 2018. She was 68.

She was born in 1950 to Marvin H. Wagner and Helen Ruth Riddell Wagner in San Antonio, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents. She left two children, son, Kenneth Scott Perry and daughter, Magen Ruth Perry-Wente, both of Victoria; and grandson, Ayden Leon Edwards. She is also survived by her sister, Karen Holder Wagner of Victoria, nephew, Marc L. Holder and his wife Shannon.

Janet enjoyed gardening and cooking in her early years and was active in Girl Scouts with her daughter. She lived in Victoria from 1981 to present. She was employed by Victoria ISD Transportation Department and enjoyed the special needs students she served. Janet had many special friends in the transportation department. She was proud of her RN degree and enjoyed her studies. She often was a reference for her family, was well informed and was always ready to help.

A Celebration of Life for Janet will be held at 3:00 pm on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Colonial Funeral Home. She will be entombed at Sunset Memorial in San Antonio at a later date.

Words of comfort for the family may be shared at


  • Marvin Herman Wagner, Father
  • Helen Ruth Riddell Wagner, Mother
  • Kenneth Scott Perry, Son
  • Magen Ruth Perry- Wente, Daughter
  • Karen Holder Wagner, Sister
  • Ayden Leon Edwards, Grandson
  • Mark L. (Shannon) Holder, Nephew
  • Janet also leaves numerous friends and colleagues to cherish her memory.


  • Celebration of Life Saturday, January 12, 2019

Janet Lynn Wagner

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Donna Behr Stewart

January 13, 2019

Friends from church and elementary school. Moms were best friends. Had lost touch but have wonderful memories of Janet and her family.

Linda Witcher

January 5, 2019

We will remember you with smiles & laughter. Our prayers are with the family you left behind. May the Lord comfort you & give you peace as you continue life’s journey knowing that you will meet again in heaven. And remember when you look up into the night & see the stars twinkling, one of them will be Janet winking back at you!