Lawrence “Skip” Wagner passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. He went to Heaven on the same date he was brought into this world. He was 80. 

Lawrence was born on April 1, 1940, to the late Russell and Leone Wagner. Skip enjoyed camping, volunteering for the National Park System, and hosting family and friends at “Fire Ridge Lodge.” He was a loving husband to Joy for nearly 59 years and was the proud grandpa of eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Lawrence leaves to cherish his memory, daughters: Tracey (Wagner) and Steve Prokos, Kim (Wagner) and Rick Gamet, Deb (Wagner) and Jeff Tyson, son, Larry Wagner and Holly (Engler); grandchildren: Connor, Sophia, and Ethan Prokos, Natasha (Gamet) Jones, Nolan Gamet, Quinn Tyson and Carly (Tyson) and Tyler Collins; great-grandchild, Parker Joy Collins; nieces and nephews: Shannon Depew-Marcussen, Mark and Dennis Sierko, Stacy Setlak, Lisa McGuiggen, Cathy Link, Jeff Link, Alec Sierko. Skip was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Leone Wagner; brother, Jerry Degeer; nephew, Scott Sierko; and nieces: Laura Ireland, Carrie Degeer, and Micky Sadlowski. 

The family has honored Skip’s wish and cremation has taken place and there will be a memorial for him at a later date.

You are welcome to go to to light a candle or share a memory of Lawrence.

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