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Wanda Radene Ross

October 16, 1930 — April 4, 2010

Wanda Radene Ross (formerly of Corning), daughter of Clyde and Helen (O’Riley) Wilkie, was born October 16, 1930 in rural Union County. Wanda went to be with her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on April 4, 2010, at her home in West Des Moines, Iowa, with her family by her side at the age of seventy-nine years, five months, and twenty days.
Wanda’s youth was spent in Quincy, Iowa, and she attended rural school there. She attended High School at Corning. Wanda was united in marriage to Chester Dean Ross on August 1, 1948. This union was blessed with the birth of five children.
Wanda is survived by her five children, Carol Poore’ of West Des Moines; Karen Ross of West Des Moines; Rick Ross (and wife Loraine) of Des Moines; Debra Ross of West Des Moines; and Gary Ross (and wife Victoria) of West Des Moines; her five grandchildren: Michele Williams (and husband Shane) of Massena; Rhonda Watters (and husband Eric) of Clive; Austin Poore’ (and friend Emi) of Creston; Michael Ross and Thomas Ross of West Des Moines; five great-grandchildren: Gabriela Marquez of Clive; Bodie Williams of Massena; Regan Watters of Clive; Kohen Poore’ of Creston; and Paxton Williams of Massena; her brother: Clyde “Gerne” Wilkie (and wife Janice) of Fremont, Nebraska; her sister: Verna Retland (and husband Harold) of Fremont, Nebraska; her Brother-in-Law: Wayne Ross (and wife Lilly) of Corning; and numerous nieces and nephews, extended family and friends.
Preceding Wanda in death were her Father, Mother, Husband, her granddaughter Mitzi, her grandson Gabriel, and her nephew Randal.
Wanda enjoyed her time in church and church related activities. She always loved singing and sang lead in the Ross Family Gospel Singers. Wanda always shared her faith in Jesus Christ with anyone who would listen and enjoyed spending time with the children at Morning Dove Ministries. She was an avid cook, gardener, and would try new things. She delighted in her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and always enjoyed the noise and chaos of children’s visits.
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