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 Elizabeth “Lizzie” <I>Bender</I> Wagner

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Elizabeth “Lizzie” Bender Wagner

Mrs. Jacob B. Wagner, Russell -- Elizabeth Wagner, 93, died 10 July 1986 at Russell City Hospital. Born Elizabeth Bender 21 March 1893 in Russell County, she married Jacob B. Wagner 19 Jan. 1915 at Cheyenne Wells, Colo. He died 16 Dec. 1973. She had been a lifetime resident of Russell. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Russell.

Survivors: sons Lyle, Hutchinson; Paul, Russell; daughter Helen Michel, Russell; sister Lydia Schwien, rural Russell; 20 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 11am Saturday at the church, the Rev. Robert Lungren. Burial will be at St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Russell. Pohlmans Mortuary.


Tombstone Inscription: "Into Thy Hand I Commend My Spirit"





  • Created by: JLF
  • Added: 10 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86528253
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth “Lizzie” Bender Wagner (21 Mar 1893–10 Jul 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86528253, citing Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery, Russell, Russell County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by JLF (contributor 47727694) .