Linda Wagner, 70, of St. Peters, MO passed away on September 2, 2021. Linda, daughter of the late Aloys Voelkerding and his wife Irene Engemann, was born on April 26, 1951 in Washington, MO. She received her education from St. Francis Borgia High School. On December 28, 1968 she was united in marriage to Paul Mills, and on October 12, 1974 she was united in marriage to Robert Wagner.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Paul Mills and Robert Wagner, brother Merle Voelkerding.
She is survived by her loving children, Robbi Mills of St. Peters MO, Paula Mills of St. Peters MO, Melissa ‘Lisa’ Douglas and husband R. Martin of St. Charles MO, and Dale Wagner of Bryson City, NC; grandchildren Payton Douglas, Emma Douglas, and Samantha Wagner; two brothers, Clyde Voelkerding and wife Catherine of Washington, MO and Royce Voelkerding of Show Low, AZ; Four sisters Rosalie Kluesner of Washington, MO, LaVerne DuMond and husband John of El Paso, TX, Carolyn Brandt and husband Roland of Washington, MO, and Emogene Ifrid and husband Bob of El Cajon, CA; brother in laws, Don Wagner of Ft. Myers, Florida and Larry Wagner and wife Jackie of Ft. Myers, Florida; sister in law, Pat Voelkerding of Marthasville, MO; nieces, nephews, cousins, and her close lifelong friend Linda Berkowitz.
Linda was a dedicated, supportive mom to all of her children. Family came first and was above all else, a value she instilled in all those around her. She was employed by National States Insurance Company as a department supervisor for 30 years. She was passionate about her company softball team, ceramics, party planning, arts and crafts, and grandchildren. It would be wrong to say Linda lost her battle with health issues because she never stopped fighting. No matter how sick she was, she was always determined. Through her, we know what resilience and perseverance truly look like. Throughout her entire life, she held an unwavering faith in God, which she shared with those who surrounded her. She will be deeply missed by her family and all who knew her.
Visitation will be from 5:30-8:30 pm on Friday, September 10, 2021 at Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home in Washington, MO. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday September 11, 2021 at 11 am at the Immaculate Conception Church in Augusta, MO. Interment will be at Anaconda Cemetery in St. Clair, MO.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association.
Arrangements in care of Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home Washington, MO.
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