Wanda Katz Obituary

Wanda M. Katz
Wanda M. Katz
Wanda M. Katz

March 4, 1913 - December 20, 2007
Born in Grimes, Iowa
Resided in West Des Moines, IA
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Wanda Morrisine Katz passed away on Thursday, December 20, 2007 at Fountain West. A visitation will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 am on Friday, December 28th with the Funeral Service starting at 11:00 am at Westover Funeral Home with burial following at Glendale Cemetery.

Wanda was born March 4, 1913 near Grimes, but what is now Urbandale and Des Moines. Her parents were Chris and Georgia Nelson. While growing up she was active in 4-H Club and Farm Bureau. After attending country school she graduated from North High School, where she sang for four years in the Acapella Chorus. In 1935, Wanda married LaVere Williams, who was killed in WWII. They had a son Brent Williams Meckley, who resides in Indianola. She retired from Broadlawns Hospital as a Nursing Administration Secretary. Wanda was a member of American Business Women Associates. In 1982, she married Larry Katz in Urbandale. She was a member of Gold Star Wives of America and the Daughters of Ceres Club.

Wanda is survived by her devoted husband, Larry and her devoted family; son, Brent and wife, Judy; two grandchildren, Brad Meckley and wife, Gail and Jenny Hartsook and husband, Mark; four great grandchildren, Aaron and Grace Meckley and Allison and Meredith Hartsook; a niece, Debbie Beery; two cousins, Ralph Nelson and Beverly Stefani. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Maurice Nelson.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Iowa. The family wishes to thank the staff at Fountain West for all the loving care given to Wanda.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ WESTOVER CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Friday, December 28, 2007
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Friday, December 28, 2007
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Jewish Glendale Cemetery
Des Moines, IA
Friday, December 28, 2007

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Hospice of Central Iowa
401 Railroad Place
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