Jeri Lynn Wagner 1943-2022

Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Jeri Lynn Wagner 1943-2022

Jeri Lynn Wagner passed away Oct. 17, with her children beside her. She was born on Sept. 10, 1943, to Chet and Grace Crichfield. Jeri graduated from Beaverhead County High School in 1961 and graduated from the University of Montana in 1965.

She returned to Dillon and worked for the Forest Service then for R. W. Wagner, CPA. Jeri and Ron married in 1966 and ran the business together for 43 years. They had two children, Brenda and Brad.

Jeri loved to camp, fish, go on drives and she picked rocks everywhere. Jeri loved working with her hands, knitting and doing embroidery. She would make wood animals, refinish furniture, and do wood carvings. Always the mother, she would make sure to take care of the whole family. Jeri volunteered at the Presbyterian church and was always helping in her kids’ activities. Brad took care of Jeri during her illness. Jeri was preceded in death by her husband Ron, brother Jack, mother Grace and father Chet. She is survived by son Brad, daughter and sonin- law Brenda and Brad Zink, grandchildren John Zink and Colter Zink, sister-in-law Cathy Weber and nephew Rio Crichfield- Weber, among many other nieces and nephews.

“Be happy for me – no more bad things to do or appointments to keep.” Per Mom’s request there will not be services.

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