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Paul G. Wagner

August 23, 1936 ~ October 26, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Paul Wagner Obituary


  Paul G. Wagner, 87, passed away Thursday, October 26, 2023 in Ellsworth. He was born August 23, 1936 in Hastings, NE to Fred and Rose (Essinger) Wagner. After graduating college, Paul served in the U.S. Army before going to work for JC Penney where he retired as the District Operations Manager. He married Beth Rush in Olathe, KS on June 1, 1996. A longtime resident of Ellsworth, Paul was a member of the Ellsworth American Legion, Kiwanis, JH Robbins Memorial Library board and Ellsworth Historical Society board. He was also a member of the Ellsworth First Presbyterian Church where he served on the board of elders.

  Paul is survived by his wife, Beth of Ellsworth; son, Andy Wagner of Oklahoma; daughter, Erin Smith of Wichita and her children Emmerae and great grandson Coen on the way, Shianne, Dawsone, and John; daughter, Terrah Martin and husband Cliff and their children, Roselyn, Samuel, Rayce, and Sawyer; along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and two brothers.

  Memorial service: 11:00 a.m., Friday, November 3, 2023 at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth. Family will greet friends 10-11 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Inurnment will take place at Roseland Cemetery in Roseland, NE.

  Memorial contributions can be made to Ellsworth First Presbyterian Church, c/o, Parsons Funeral Home, PO Box 45, Ellsworth, KS 67439.

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November 3, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Parsons Funeral Home
307 N. Lincoln Ave.
Ellsworth, KS 67439

Memorial Service
November 3, 2023

11:00 AM
Parsons Funeral Home
307 N. Lincoln Ave.
Ellsworth, KS 67439


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