Wanda Louise Robb, 72, passed away at her home in Iola, on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. Wanda was born on July 7, 1941, the daughter of Ewalt and Laura Buchholz of Moran.
Wanda grew up in Moran and graduated from Moran High School where she played the clarinet in the school band. She later graduated from Neosho Community College with an LPN degree. While working hard at her job and raising her two children she earned an RN degree at Penn Valley College in Kansas City, Mo. She then worked at the VA hospital in Kansas City.
Wanda married E.S. Robb in 1992 and moved to Iola. She was an active member of the Iola Baptist Temple and served in various capacities. Wanda and E.S. loved to travel, finding new fishing spots along the way. Working in their garden and then canning and freezing the produce was a great enjoyment for Wanda. Many Saturdays were spent with Wanda and E.S. attending garage sales and auctions. Wanda also enjoyed doing various arts and craft projects.
Wanda was preceded in death by her parents, Ewalt and Laura Buchholz; her brother Thurman Buchholz and a stillborn daughter, Deborah Leanne Baker. She is survived by her husband, E.S. Robb; daughter Teresa Westergren and husband Chuck; sons Nathan Baker and wife Kim, Rick Robb and wife Becky, Chris Robb and wife Karen; seven grandchildren, Christina Baker, Kim Ngan, Jasmine Baker, J.D. Robb, Katherine Trego, Anna and Kirsten Robb; and two brothers Donald Keith Buchholz and Larry Buchholz.
Funeral service will be at 3 p.m., Wednesday, at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola.
Burial will be at Highland Cemetery in Iola.
Memorials may be made to Iola Baptist Temple and left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com
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