Laura Viola "Vi" Wagner, 79, died Sunday, July 6, 2014 at South Wind Hospice in Pratt. She was born Sept. 1, 1934 in Great Bend, the daughter of Cash and Nellie Doty.
She was a member of the Abundant Harvest Church of the Nazarene, Pratt. She worked as a clerk at Crick's and also cooked for USD 382 and Pratt Regional Medical Center for a number of years. Her family was her passion.
On Jan. 30, 1959 she married Theodore (Nubbin) Heiter at Miami, Okla. He preceded her in death. She later married Bruce Wagner on May 23, 1986. He survives.
She is also survived by two sons, Wayne (Michelle) Gwin, Great Bend, and Dale Heiter, Burrton; and five daughters, Kay Mullinix, Kingman, Peggy (Keith) Bell, Topeka, Janet (Bill) Ervin, Angie (Tim) Branscom and Marisa (Brad) Gwinn, all of Pratt; two stepsons, Todd (Kathy) Wagner, Goddard, and Jeff Wagner, Wichita; her sisters Ann Boese, Great Bend, Jane Mayes and Betty Shelton, both of Pratt, Amy Dinsmore, Granby, Mo., Ruth Evans, Medicine Lodge, and Molly Likens, Hutchinson; 21 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Aaron Matthew Heiter; a grandson, Joshua Ray Gaunt; and a brother, Frank Doty.
Visitation will be 9 a.m. - 8 p.m., Tuesday, July 8 and Wednesday, July 9, both at Larrison Mortuary 300 Country Club Rd., Pratt, where family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Thursday, July 10, at the Abundant Harvest Church of the Nazarene 1120 Glenarm, Pratt, with Pastor Scott Powell and Chaplain Ron Moser officiating. Burial will be in the Greenlawn Cemetery in Pratt.
Memorials can be made to the church in care of Larrison Mortuary, Pratt.
Condolences may be left at www.larrisonmortuary.com