Anita Wagner

July 17, 1947 ~ October 4, 2020 (age 73)



Anita Wagner, 73, of Belvidere, IL, passed away Sunday, October 4, 2020 at her home. She was born on July 17, 1947 in Chicago, IL to the late John and Gemma (Tesio) Baggio. She graduated from Lucy Flower Technical High School in Chicago. Anita married the love of her life, Henry Wagner July 18, 1970 in Chicago, IL. She loved gardening and the outdoors. Anita loved to cook and bake with her grandchildren on the holidays; she was very festive! Anita was a true Chicagoan, loving all the Chicago sports teams. She loved coffee and a good conversation. Anita was a very pleasurable lady, easy going and extremely generous. She was a great listener and extremely easy to confide in. She will always be remembered for being a great friend, neighbor, mother, and the world's greatest grandma! <3

She is loved and will be missed by her children, Robert (Debra) Wagner, David (Erika) Wagner, Steven (Shelley) Wagner, Angela (Wagner) Schrader; grandchildren, Aneysia, Jayvius, Samantha, Jacob, Haleigh, and Christopher. She is preceded in death by her parents and brother, Albert Passuello. In Honor of Anita Wagner donations can be made to Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Road Rockford, IL 61107 or to The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Condolences may be shared with the family at

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