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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox

Face time with Kelly Wagnitz

Published: Saturday, June 1, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Geneva resident Kelly Wagnitz, 49, was helping at the Geneva United Methodist Church flower sale when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.  

Where did you grow up? Tinley Park

Pets? A cockapoo rescue named Butler. And two bunnies named Blitz and Beans.

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Julia Roberts

First job? McDonald’s

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to work in criminal law, and I am an investigator with a state agency. I can’t tell you which one.

A book you’d recommend? “The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother,” the autobiography of James McBride

Favorite charity? Kids Alive International. The flower sale is to benefit this charity.

Hobbies? Bike riding

What game show would you be on? “The Amazing Race”

Favorite local restaurant? Bien Trucha in Geneva

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I rode my bike 500 miles twice from  Minneapolis to Chicago to benefit an AIDS organization.

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