To know Vandla was to have a friend. She leaves a legacy of love and compassion for all whose lives she touched.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at First Lutheran Church with Rev. Ralph Kister and Rev. Jane Martinez officiating. Burial will be in Ottumwa Cemetery.
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Memorials may be made to Heartland Humane Society at P.O. Box 1149 Ottumwa, Iowa 52501 or Hospice serving Wapello and Davis Counties at 927 Pennsylvania Ave. Ottumwa, Iowa 52501.