Wanda Lou Harmon, 88, of New Holland, passed away May 17, 2016 at her residence.
Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Monday, May 23, 2016 at Open Arms Christian Fellowship. Lincoln. Funeral services will be 11 AM Tuesday, May 24, 2016 also at the church with Pastor Larry Crawford officiating. Burial will follow in Mason City Cemetery. Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home in Lincoln has been entrusted with her care.
Wanda was born February 28, 1928 in Mason City, IL., the daughter of Lafe and Ecil (Stilz) Bale. She retired as a Mental Health Technician from Lincoln Developmental Center. She then returned to care for the developmentally disabled at a group home where se worked until the age of 82 because she loved her job so much. She was a member of Open Arms Christian Fellowship in Lincoln. Wanda devoted her entire life to her family. She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered.
Survivors include: her children Ron (Barbara) Clark of Pekin, IL., Randy (Sally) Clark of Tremont, IL., Donna Clark of Peoria, IL, Rick (Salie) Harmon of Nokomis, IL., and Roger Harmon of New Holland, IL.; sister Beryle Brouch of Springfield, IL., brother Larry (Pat) Bale of Mason City, IL., 9 grandchildren, and was affectionately known as Old MaMa to 20 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren and one on the way.
She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Terry Crisp, granddaughter Nicki Clark, sister Faye Dye, and sister Hilda Kelley.
Memorial donations may be made to the orgnization of the donor’s choice.