Betty L. Wagner, 93, of Fort Dodge passed away Monday, September 26, 2022 at Friendship Haven.
A Celebration of Life will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, October 30, 2022 at Laufersweiler Funeral Home. A visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service.
Betty Louise Hardman was born May 30, 1929 in Memphis, MO. She was raised and educated in Ashton, MO. On January 12, 1946 she was united in marriage to Lawrence Derrig and the couple made their home in Fort Dodge. To this marriage they had three children, Sandy, Sharon, and Mark. They later divorced. Betty moved to Illinois in 1969. Betty was united in marriage to Charles Wagner on January 22, 1972. For a number of years the couple lived in St. Charles, MO and Decatur, IL. In 1990, they retired and moved to El Paso, TX and then to Omaha in 1996. She was a sales representative for Avon for over 30 years. In 2007, Betty moved back to Fort Dodge.
Betty is survived by her daughters Sandy Struecker (Dale) of Fort Dodge, Sharon Einerwold (Ron) of West Liberity, step-children Doris Connelly of Illinois, Jane Wagner-Seaver of Massachusetts, Cathy Fornaires of Illinois, four grandchildren Kristi Trask, Stacy Rock, Kari Smith, Nicole McPeak, numerous great-grandchildren, step-grandchildren, numerous step- great-grandchildren,
She was preceded in death by her parents Thomas and Mary (Allen) Hardman; step father Clyde Beeson, husband Charles Wagner in 2005, son Mark Derrig, step-sons Larry and Jim Wagner, grandson Dennis Ramus II and nine siblings.
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