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Wanda Janice VanWinkle

1933 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Wanda Janice VanWinkle Obituary

Wanda J. VanWinkle, 80, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, in Alamogordo.
She was born on Dec. 25, 1933, in Encino, to Mary Alice (Johnson) and Spencer Sharp Lippard, Sr.

Wanda was an active member of several civic organizations in Alamogordo, including: Eastern Star, Pan American Round Table, Omicron Master of Beta Sigma Phi, Woodmen of the World, High School Reunion Committee and Friends of the Library.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years Harvey F. VanWinkle of Alamogordo; sons Steven VanWinkle and his wife Jeanne of Morrisville, N.Y.; Franklin VanWinkle and his wife Kerie of Bartlett, Tenn., Larry VanWinkle and his wife Tresa of Alamogordo. She is also survived by grandchildren Karen Ann Walker of Knoxville, Tenn., Katie VanWinkle of Morrisville, N.Y., Amie VanWinkle of Bartlett, Tenn.; Kimberly VanWinkle of Eugene, Ore.; Jessica Mertz of Charleston, Ill.; Darla VanWinkle of Albuquerque; Kenneth VanWinkle of California and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents Mary Alice and Spencer Sharp Lippard Sr. and two brothers Spencer Lippard, Jr. and Charlie Lippard.

A celebration of life memorial will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at Alamogordo Funeral Home Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to CAPPED, 907 New York Ave., Alamogordo, New Mexico, 88310.

The VanWinkle family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the services. Cremation will take place at PCS.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Dec. 4, 2014 to Jan. 3, 2015
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