The Ottumwa Courier

November 5, 2012

Wanda Clark, 59, Lovilia


LOVILIA — Wanda Jean Clark, 59, of Hamilton, died Nov. 2, 2012, at her residence under the care of Quality Home Health Care of Knoxville and friend Shelia VanVeen.

She was born Oct. 26, 1953, to Irma Clark Smool.She graduated from Newton High School, class of 1974. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Hamilton. Wanda loved animals, especially her dog Fritz. She took care of her mother for many years. She enjoyed cooking, bird watching, puzzle books and watching soap operas and reality television.

She is survived by her stepcousins, Ray Bayles of Newton, Connie (J.R.) Wilcox of Newton, Gary Smool of Newton; close friends, Shelia (Ron) VanVeen, Genny Krichau and Sara Lang.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Irma, and stepfather, John Smool.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today at Sinnott Pierchbacher Funeral Home in Lovilia; with Pastor Dale Schoening officiating. Burial will follow in Hamilton Cemetery.

Visitation will begin today at 11 a.m. and will be open until service time at 1 p.m. at the funeral home in Lovilia.

Memorials directed to United Methodist Church in Hamilton.

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