Frederick E. "Russ" Wagner (1932 - 2019)

  • "We will always remember Russ as a wonderful man dedicated..."

Major USAF (Retired) Born September 19, 1932 in Vallejo, CA; passed away January 6, 2019 at the age of 86. A loving and dedicated husband, father, grandfather and friend he is survived by his wife of 62 years Carol (Drugas), daughter Lori Rianda and her children Britt and Payton, daughter Lisa Craney, her husband Kent and their children Ryan and Courteney. Russ proudly served in the USAF for 20 years where he worked in the SR-71 program at Beale AFB. A private service will be held at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Jan. 13, 2019