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Wanda M. Spencer

July 16, 1925 — June 27, 2023

Olathe, Kansas

Wanda Marie Spencer ,97, passed away June 27. 2023 at Santa Marta in Olathe, Kansas. Funeral services will be held at Johnson County Funeral Chapel located at 11200 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, Kansas.

Visitation will be on July 5th, at 11:00AM. Service will follow the visitation, at 12:00PM. The burial will be at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, at 10507 Holmes road, at 1:00PM. Wanda is preceded in death by her her parents, husband John, daughter Donna Stidham, grandaughter Angela Evans.

Wanda was born July 16, 1925 and grew up on a farm near Archie, Mo. She graduated from Archie High School in 1943, then went work for Hallmark earning 20 cents per hour. Left Hallmark and went to work for North American Aviation as a true Rosie the Riverter for 40 cents per hour. After the war she married and had 2 daughters Donna & Karen. In 1951 she went to work for United Farm Agency as a copy editor. Got Divorced. In 1954 she married John Spencer. They lived in Prairie Village, Kansas then close to retirement they moved to a 80 acre farm in Louisburg, Ks. Moved back to the city in 2003 and moved into Santa Marta in 2008.

She was an avid Quilter and collected antique dolls, like her mother. She took painting classes and became very skilled at it, just like her maternal Grandfather.

Survivors include daughter Karen (Dan) Randall of Kansas City, Mo, brother LeRoy (Sally) Davis of Columbia, Mo, two grandchildren, Scott (Ashlee) Mcleod of Overland Park, Ks & Matt (Tisha) Montgomery of Rogers, Arkansas & grandson-in-law Ed (Angie, deceased) Evans of Eufaula, OK.

She has 9 great grandchildren Jake, Beth (Ryan), Jordan, Christian, Cameron, Matt(Charlie), Brooke (Chase), Brittany (Brandon) & Madison. (Monica).

She has 13 great, great grandchildren, Jaxen, Leo, Luca, Ellie, Remington, Grayson, Teddy, Delilah, Daisy May. Cayde, Cruize, Hazley & Case. She has 1 nephew Kit (Christi) and 1 niece Celeste (Evan & 2 girls, Quinn and Marigold).

In Leiu of flowers please consider donations to Catholic Community Health Hospice or City Union Mission.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, July 5, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Johnson County Funeral Chapel

11200 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS 66210

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, July 5, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Johnson County Funeral Chapel

11200 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS 66210

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Burial

Wednesday, July 5, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Mt. Moriah Cemetery

, Kansas City, MO 64131

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