Karen May Wagner

  of Burwell, NE

August 24, 2018


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Karen May Wagner, 84, of Burwell, Nebraska died August 24, 2018 at the Community Memorial Health Center in Burwell, Nebraska.

A Celebration of Life will be held from
12:00 to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Hitchcock Funeral
Home in Burwell. Memorials are suggested to 4 The Cure.

Karen was born February 14, 1934 in Ord, Nebraska to R L and Opal (Blessing) Burrows. Karen graduated from Ord High School.

Karen married Bernard “Tuffy”
Wagner on December 27, 1953 in York, Nebraska. They lived in
Lincoln, Nebraska until the mid 1950’s when they moved to Burwell.
In 1972 they moved to Minnesota where they ran Judd’s Resort. Then
in 1976 they returned to Burwell. She worked part time at Jeffres
Western Wear. She also worked the at Day Care, where she was known
as Grandma Kinky, until she retired.

Karen enjoyed Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy, doing crossword puzzles and her entire family.

Karen is survived by her children;
Diane Wagner of Columbus, Nebraska, Jeff Wagner of Burwell, Nebraska,
Jerry Wagner of Burwell, Nebraska and Kathy Wagner Jeffres of
Burwell, Nebraska. Ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren
and a brother, Bob and Jo Burrows of North Platte, Nebraska.

Karen was preceded in death by her
parents, her husband Tuffy, a daughter, Donna Wagner, a brother, Bill
and a sister, Bev.