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Wanda L. Laker

October 17, 1938 June 24, 2019
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Wanda L. Laker passed away on June 24, 2019, in McMinnville. She was born on October 17, 1938 in Madison, Wisconsin to James and Alvina (Hansen) Porter. She spend her early years in Wisconsin, and attended elementary school there. Her family moved to California in 1950 where she completed her elementary schooling at Ocean View Elementary, eventually graduating from Huntington Beach High School. Wanda met Jimmy L. Laker, who was in the Marine Corp., and they married in October of 1955. They had four daughters. The family moved to McMinnville, Oregon in 1979.
Wanda held several jobs through the years; working at a State Hospital, in the commissary at the USMC Base in California, in the 1893 Shop in McMinnville, and at Oak Glen Care Place and Life Care Center.
She enjoyed taking pictures, attending church and being part of the community there, and she liked helping people. She will be missed tremendously.
Wanda is survived by her daughters; Debbie Greninger, Connie Leavitt, Diane Laker, and Mary Laker, six grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.
A service was held on Friday, June 28th, 9:00am, at the Chapel of Macy & Son. Interment took place at Evergreen Memorial Park Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled Veterans, or to the local Fire Department, Police Department, or Gospel Mission.

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9:00 AM 6/28/2019 9:00:00 AM
Macy & Son Funeral Directors

135 NE Evans Street
McMinnville, OR 97128

Macy & Son Funeral Directors
135 NE Evans Street McMinnville 97128 OR
United States

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Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

8000 North Hwy 99W
McMinnville, OR 97128

8000 North Hwy 99W McMinnville 97128 OR
United States

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