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In Memory of

Wanda Ruth Evanoff

July 16, 1929 - March 30, 2015

Obituary


Wanda Ruth Evanoff, 85, of Richmond, TX, passed away in her home with family at her side, after a long struggle with Alzheimer disease.
Wanda was born in Lima, OH on July 16, 1929. Her parents, Charles Marshall Isaacs and Mary Ona Issacs, preceded her in death. Wanda graduated from Bradley University in Peoria, IL with a bachelor of fine arts degree. She was an active member of Sigma Kappa sorority.
In 1951, she married fellow student, Jon Evanoff of Wood River, IL. Wanda spent her working years as a stay-at-home wife and mother. She...

Wanda Ruth Evanoff, 85, of Richmond, TX, passed away in her home with family at her side, after a long struggle with Alzheimer disease.
Wanda was born in Lima, OH on July 16, 1929. Her parents, Charles Marshall Isaacs and Mary Ona Issacs, preceded her in death. Wanda graduated from Bradley University in Peoria, IL with a bachelor of fine arts degree. She was an active member of Sigma Kappa sorority.
In 1951, she married fellow student, Jon Evanoff of Wood River, IL. Wanda spent her working years as a stay-at-home wife and mother. She and her family lived in 10 different states and Germany during her husband's more than 25 years of active duty with the U.S. Air Force.
Wanda is survived by her husband of 63 years, five grown children; John and wife Patti of Houston, TX, David and wife Norma of Redwood City, CA, Martha of Amarillo, TX, Dan of Lakewood, CO, and Joe and wife Merlita of Honolulu, HI. Also surviving are fifteen grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Surviving siblings of Wanda are Dorothy Isaacs Freedman of Hillsboro, OR and Bette Isaacs Eilers of Peoria, IL.
A funeral Mass, with Fr. Tom Lam celebrant, will be at 11 am, on April 8, 2015. A funeral vigil and rosary will be at 7 pm at Katy Funeral Home, Katy, TX, April 7 with visitation beforehand from 5 pm until 7 pm. Her son John, who is a deacon of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, will preside at the Rite of Committal at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Peoria, Illinois at 10AM, April 11.
Memorial donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the Alzheimer Association (see www.Alz.org).