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Wanda J Yager

April 25, 1930 February 20, 2019
Wanda J Yager
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Obituary for Wanda J Yager

Wanda J Yager, 88, of Palmyra, MO, passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Palmyra, MO.


Funeral Services will be at 10:00 AM Tuesday February 26, 2019 at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra, MO. Pastor Paul Reese will officiate. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Palmyra, MO.

Visitation will be from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Monday February 25, 2019 at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel.

Wanda was born April 25,1930 in Palmyra, MO to Moritz L and Margaret Ensminger Happel. Wanda was first married to James M Owsley and then to Richard "Dick" Yager.

Survivors include Her daughter Sharon Burwinkle of Palmyra and her son Gary Owsley (Beverly) of Perry, MO, sister in-law Elsie Happel ,six grandchildren, Andy Burwinkle (Robyn), Jennifer Burwinkle, Carrie Long (Michael), Holli Hawkins (Wesley), Corey Pontius (Kellie), Jared Pontius (Gina), son-in-law Michael Pontius of Palmyra, 14 great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Wanda is preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Marcia Pontius, one brother Maurice L. Happel, two sisters Marcia L. Howard, Marjorie M. Robison and son in-law Keil Burwinkle.

Professionally Wanda worked as the head cook for the Palmyra School District, Wanda also worked for Chester Bross and as an office manager for the Farmers CO-OP for many years. She continued to work until she was 75 years old before retirement.
Wanda loved family get togethers spending time with loved ones and was known as a very giving person her entire life.

Wanda was Christian by faith and attended First Baptist Church of Palmyra.


Memorial contributions may be made to the Palmyra Nutrition Center.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

25

Feb

5:00 PM 2/25/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/25/2019 7:00:00 PM
Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel

424 S Main Street
Palmyra, MO 63461

Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel
424 S Main Street Palmyra 63461 MO
United States

Service

Tuesday

26

Feb

10:00 AM 2/26/2019 10:00:00 AM
Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel

424 S Main Street
Palmyra, MO 63461

Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel
424 S Main Street Palmyra 63461 MO
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Greenwood Cemetery Final Resting Place

3741 Highway BB
Palmyra, Missouri 63461

3741 Highway BB Palmyra 63461 Missouri
United States
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