Wayne R. Wagner
August 20, 1937 - October 23, 2022

Wayne R. Wagner

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Wayne Russell Wagner, age 85, of Fremont
Passed away Sunday, October 23, 2022

Wayne was born on August 20, 1937 in Hooper, Nebraska to Russell and Mildred 'Mintken' Wagner. He graduated from Hooper High School in 1956. Wayne served in the United States Army from 1957 to 1959. He later worked for General Electric, Nebraska Cellular, Alltel and Alliant.

Wayne was preceded in death by his parents, sister-in-law Rosalyn 'Rosie' Nelson and brother-in-law Dick Moulton.

Wayne is survived by his wife Marilyn, daughters Marnie (Jim) Johnson of Waverly, Mindie (John) Lechner of Oronoco, MN., grandchildren Molly and Joseph Lechner of Oronoco; sisters Janet Moulton of North Carolina, Sharon (Lee) Peterson of Oakland, NE., Dianne (Ivan) Bartling of Destin, FL.; as well as many nieces and nephews and good friend and brother-in-law Travis Nelson of Fremont.

There is no viewing but the family will receive friends on Thursday from 5pm to 7pm at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont. The memorial service will be Friday, October 28, 2022, 10am, at First Lutheran Church in Fremont. Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to First Lutheran Church.

Online guestbook at www.Ludvigsenmortuary.com

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Thursday, October 27, 2022
Family Present 5pm to 7pm
Ludvigsen Mortuary - Fremont
1249 E. 23rd St.
Fremont, NE  68025
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Memorial Service
Friday, October 28, 2022
First Lutheran Church
3200 East Military Avenue
Fremont, NE  68025
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Memorial Cemetery
800 West 23rd Street
Fremont, NE  68025
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  1. Mark Russell
    Sorry to here of Wayne’s passing. Remembering the times we played golf together at the club. We laughed at our bad shots and marveled at the good ones. Enjoyed his friendship,truly a remarkable guy. Rest In Peace my friend
  2. Lila Jahnke
    Our deepest sympathy to Wayne's family. We know you will find comfort in the memories that you shared with Wayne. Dennis & Lila Jahnke
  3. Mark and Melissa
    We loved Wayne our very good and special friend. What fun we all had over all the years. He was so good to us and the girls. Our wonderful memories of all the good times will always be treasured by us. Love you all.
    Mark and Melissa ❤️🙏🏻
  4. Norman (Louis) Spurlock
    So sorry for your loss. As a young teenager I remember my days of visiting the service station for a soda and to hangout. Wayne was always friendly. Later during my years at Tempo I enjoyed talking with Wayne as out General Electric Rep. Great Guy !!!

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