• Born on: August 15, 1929
  • Departed on: September 13, 2022
  • Resided in: Cedar Rapids, IA

Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Wagner

Elizabeth “Betty” Ann Wagner, 93, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2022.  Per Elizabeth’s request, no services will be held. 

She was born on August 15, 1929, in South Amana, Iowa to Carl and Minna (Newkirk) Maas. Betty married Dean Allen Wagner on July 26, 1952, in Homestead.  They lived together in Cedar Rapids, Marion, and Cottage Grove Place. She spent 34 years proudly serving the community as a registered nurse at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. 

Surviving are her children, Mark Wagner of Plymouth, Minnesota, and Megan (Thomas) Wuest of Eugene, Oregon; grandchildren, Erin (Adam) Faeth, Laura Roberson, Veronika Wuest, Samuel Wuest; and several great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend who will be greatly missed. 

Memorial donations in Betty’s honor may be made to St. Luke’s Hospital Auxiliary.

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