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Wanda Ettinger

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Former owner of advertising agency
Wanda Ettinger, 87, of Alamogordo, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, in Alamogordo.
Mrs. Ettinger was born May 15, 1920 in Highland, Kan. to Glenn Forest and Hazel (Shofstall) Heckman. She was a co-owner of an advertising agency in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Upon her retirement she moved to Socorro and then to Alamogordo in 1999. She enjoyed golf - was an excellent putter, loved flower gardening, and her family was very dear to her.
Survivors include two daughters, Dianne Maynard and her husband Kenneth, of High Rolls, and Linda Gail Carter and her husband Jim, of Albuquerque; beloved grandchildren, great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and a sister Gerry Pargen and her husband Pat, of Kansas City, Mo.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Chet Ettinger in 1991; a brother William "Bill" Heckman; and a stepdaughter Barbara Brown.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be announced at a later date.
Inurnment will be in Santa Fe National Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Nov. 21 to Dec. 6, 2007
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