Wanda Melvene Seals died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook. She was 84 years old.
On Aug. 20, 1924, she was born in McCook to Charles H. and Bernice (McManigal) Mitchell. She attended McCook schools and lived in the community all her life.
Wanda married Alfred C. Seals, Sr. in McCook on Jan. 31, 1942. They had four children, Alfred "Fred", Charlene, Donna and Renee.
She worked at Modern Cleaners, Hillcrest Nursing Home and retired from Dayco. She enjoyed playing cards, crocheting, crafts and Nebraska football. She loved watching their grandchildren and great-grandchildren in their sports and other events.
Preceding her in death were her parents, two brothers, Dale and Robert Mitchell; three sisters, Letty Scheidt, June Marquardt and Jean Dauchey.
Survivors include son, Alfred C. Seals, Jr. and wife, Carol of Nicholasville, Ky.; daughters, Charlene Peters and husband, Dennis of Williamsburg, Va., Donna Hartley and husband, Don of Lincoln and Renee Fritz and husband, Steve of McCook; 15 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook with Jerry Beckenhauer officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the Alzheimer Association.
Visitation will be today until 8 p.m. Friends may leave condolences on-line at www.carpenterbreland.com.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.