June 17, 2014

Wanda Anthony

Anthony, Wanda

WANDA MAE ANTHONY, age 83, of Fairbury, Nebraska died Monday, June 9, 2014 at Gardenside Nursing Home in Fairbury.  Wanda was born on August 9, 1930, in North Platte and was adopted by Jacob and Violet (Brewer) Zinsmaster at the age of six weeks old.

Wanda graduated from Eagle High School and made a living owning a restaurant in Tecumseh and waitressing.  In 1967 she trained as a trained Disc Jockey in Falls City, NE. Wanda was also a musician and played the piano.  In the 1970’s she lived and worked in California and Oregon, returning to Nebraska in 1975.  During the 1980’s Wanda was on the Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department in Alvo, NE.  She has resided in Fairbury since 1990.

Wanda is survived by her daughter Sandra (Edward) Runge; step daughters, Audrey Williams and Kim Chapman; step sons, Dave (Terry) Anthony and Mark Anthony; six grandchildren; nine step grandchildren; and 25 great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband William Anthony; and her son, James Oldfield.

Memorial Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Wyuka Funeral Home Chapel in Lincoln with Pastor George Cook officiating.  A family burial will follow at a later date in Eagle, NE.


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