Robert Louis Wagner

Robert Louis Wagner, age 66, of Lawrence, KS, died February 5, 2020, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Lawrence, KS. He was born October 1, 1953 in Ottawa, KS, the son of Raymond B. Wagner and Alma (Becker) Wagner.


Robert grew up near Richmond, KS, graduating from Central Heights High School with the class of 1971. Robert then moved to Lawrence and graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Arts in Art History. Robert worked for several years for Aero-Quip, Lawrence, KS, until eventually beginning his career in the food service industry.


He is survived by his sisters, Jan Collins of Garden City, KS, Becky Wentzel of Watertown, WI; and his beloved pet parrot, Billie. Robert is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Richard Wagner.


Cremation has taken place, and Robert’s memorial service will be held at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home in Ottawa, KS, March 28, 2020, beginning with family visitation at 10 a.m. and the memorial service at 11 am. Inurnment will follow at the Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, KS. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Richmond Community Museum, or the donor’s choice and sent in care of Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, PO Box 14, Ottawa, KS 66067. Condolences may be sent to the family through www.lamb-roberts.com.