Wahneta Hawley, 83 of Murrieta, Calif., formerly of Winchester, passed away Friday, January 31, 2014 at Hemet Valley Medical Center, Hemet, Calif.
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She was born October 19, 1930 in New Castle to the late Charles V. and Agnes C. (Hutson) Stanton. Wahneta graduated from McKinley High School in 1948. She was retired as a buyer from the Boston Store in Union City, Ind. Wahneta was Worthy Matron of Winchester Chapter #60 Order of Eastern Star in 1969 and 1993 and also served as Grand Representative to Washington Grand Chapter in 1994.
Survivors include her daughter, Kathy Daly and a son-in-law Bill of Murrieta, Calif., and her white poodle Sugar.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 55 years, Harold "Skip" Hawley; and one brother, Claud Stanton.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Walker Funeral Home, 248 E. South St., Winchester, with The Rev. Heather Foley officiating. Burial will follow at Fountain Park Cemetery, Winchester.
Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to funeral services Saturday at the funeral home. Eastern Star services are 7:45 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.walkerswinchester.com.
Walker Funeral Home
248 E South St
Winchester, IN 47394
Published in the Winchester News-Gazette on Feb. 5, 2014