Dr. Donald Fred Wagner

Dr. Donald Fred Wagner, 75, of Dickinson, Texas, passed away on December 10, 2019 in Dickinson. He was born October 5, 1944 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Donald and Martha Wagner. He was a loving Husband, Father, and Papa. Donald was Valedictorian at Wabeno High School in Wisconsin. Dr. Wagner was a former Team Physician at Dickinson High School. He was an exceptional athlete, participant in multiple marathons and an avid sports fan. He served as a Doctor in the US Air Force and retired as an orthopedic surgeon with The Orthopedic Clinic of Galveston in Texas City and U.T.M.B. Dr. Wagner also served as Chief of Staff at Mainland Medical Center in Texas City. He was a faithful servant of God and member of Faith Lutheran Church in Dickinson, Texas.

Survivors include his wife, Kathleen; daughter Sarah Chavarri; son Josh Wagner & wife Julie, step-son, Greg Dodson & wife Aleshia; sister, Sally Garamella & husband Frank; brother Joe Wagner; six grandchildren, Jordan Chavarri, Avery Wagner, Joshua Wagner, Chelsi Dodson, Hunter Dodson & Hannah Dodson and three great-grandsons, Anthony, Alec and Benjamin; In addition numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A visitation will be held on Friday, December 13, 2019 at the Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, Texas, from 6 to 8 pm and Funeral services will be at the Faith Lutheran Church in Dickinson on Saturday, December 14th at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Mike Button officiating.  Interment will follow services at Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock, Texas.

Serving as pallbearers will be Josh Wagner, Greg Dodson, Pat Kearney, Dub Farris, Mike Magliolo and Corey Magliolo


  1. It’s terrible to hear about your loss and we express our sincere sympathy to you and your family.

    Bill & Marva Adamik
  2. So sorry to hear of the loss of Don Wagner. My sincere sympathy to you and your family.

    Elaine Bostwick
  3. Our deepest sympathy from the Hasenohrl’s.

    George Hasenohrl
  4. Our Heartfelt Sympathy to the Wagner family with the passing of Don. He was a dear friend and many good memories of times with him.

    Tom & Carol Tallier
  5. My thoughts and prayers to you and your family’s on the loss o f Don. I know he will be greatly missed.

    Charles Magestro
  6. Thoughts and prayers to the Wagner Family from Mike & Judy Richmond.

    Judy Richmond
  7. You’re in our thoughts and sending our deepest condolences Kathy.
    Denise and Renee

  8. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Wagner family.
    Bernie and Brenda Schwartz

    Bernie Schwartz
  9. So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers of peace and comfort to your family.

    Jenny Jorgensen
  10. The family of C. Hugh Parker, Macon, Georgia sends their sincere sympathy and prayers.

    C.Hugh Parker
  11. Our prayers are with your family.

    Howard Roy Neider and Sue

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