Longtime El Dorado educator Helen A. Wagner passed away on May 1, 2018 in Wichita. She is survived by her children Karen Gruver of El Dorado and Kirk (Doris) Wagner of Wichita; daughter in law Julia Wagner of Jacksonville, FL; grandchildren Kenneth E. Wagner II of LA., Kyle Wagner of CA., Jennifer (Brian) Chasak of Desoto, Laura Wagner of Santa Fe, NM., Megan (Eric) Smit of Haysville, Derek Swope of Denver, Brandon Balman of Wichita and Shaunna Miller of Wichita; great grandchildren Sophia, McKaelynn, Karsten, Coban and Madaline. Her family will gather with friends on Saturday from 9-10 a.m.at the First Christian Church where her funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. led by Pastor Stan Seymour and Pastor Ruth Waite. She will be laid to rest in Maplewood Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Emporia. Carlson Colonial Funeral Home is serving the family. Memorial contributions in Helen’s name may be directed to USD 490 Partners in Education: The Kenneth and Helen Wagner Fund. Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory of Helen at www.carlsoncolonial.com.