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“Sorry for your loss Lori and Lisa. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
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“Lori, Lisa and family...so sorry for your loss~you are in our thoughts and prayers ”
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“Lori, so sorry to hear about your mom's passing. Been thru it so know how hard it is. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Jan ”
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“Lori and Lisa, We are very sad about the passing of your Mom. Ruth, We also sad at the passing of your daughter. ”
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“My deepest sympathy for you all. I knew Wanda when I worked the Post Office. She was a great lady. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Pam Schroeder - Morrison, IL

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Wanda L. Francis, age 68 of Lyndon, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at her home.

Wanda was born on January 31, 1946 in Sterling to Lyle S. and Grace (Wuebben) Finley. She graduated from Rock Falls High School in 1964. She married Arman D. Francis on November 21, 1964 in Sterling. He preceded her in death on September 8, 1991. Wanda worked as an assembler at Sterling Multi Products for 30 years before retirement. She was the village treasurer in Lyndon for 11 years. Wanda enjoyed the time she spent with her grandchildren and her family.

Survivors include her step-mother, Ruth Finley of Rock Falls; two daughters, Lisa (Jerry) Stuart of Morrison and Lori (Dan) Davis of Lyndon; one sister, Ruthann Johnson of Houston, TX; four grandchildren, Mitchell (Alexis Masse) Schaller, Jordan Schaller, Kyle Stuart and Jenessa Davis (Matt Anderson); one great grandchild, Karson Anderson and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one sister in infancy.

Visitation will be on Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 11:00 A.M. -1:00 P.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Prophetstown. Funeral service will follow at 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home with Pastor Cheri Stewart officiating. Burial will be at Lyndon Township Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in her memory.