Brianna Kay (Wheeler) Wagner, 25, passed away Jan. 11, 2009, in Sandpoint, Idaho. She was a former Crescent City resident.
Brianna was born June 23, 1983, in Sun Valley to Tom and Alison Wheeler. She moved to Sandpoint when she was 5 and graduated from Sandpoint High School in 2001. She then moved to Crescent City to attend College of the Redwoods. She also worked at the Elk Valley Casino.
She then moved to Portland, where she worked for Boost Mobile and Wells Fargo Bank.
Brianna married Ryan Wagner on the beach at Seaside, Ore., on March 31, 2007. The couple has one daughter, Kylie. The family moved back to Sandpoint in 2008.
Brianna enjoyed snowboarding, painting, drawing, reading, surfing and playing with her miniature longhaired dachsund, Dahlia.
She is survived by her husband, Ryan Wagner of Sandpoint; daughter Kylie Wagner, 11 months; father Tom Wheeler of Sandpoint; brother Tommy (Danielle) Wheeler of Crescent City; grandmother Kathy Slayton of San Diego, in-laws Dave and Becky Wagner of Bonnie Lake, Wash., and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her mother Alison in 2008.
Memorial donations may be made in Brianna’s name to U.S. Bank.
Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Sandpoint. A reception will follow in the Lakeview Funeral Home Reception Area.
Lakeview Funeral Home in Sandpoint is handling the arrangements. Visit Brianna’s online memorial at www.lakeviewfuneral.com to sign her online guest book