Wanda L. Hollingshead, 75, of Sioux City died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007, at Countryside Retirement Home after a courageous battle with cancer.
Memorial services were Dec.15 at Nelson-Berger Northside Chapel with Rev. Roger Madden officiating. Private graveside services were at Oak Hill Cemetery, Anthon.
Wanda was born Feb. 18, 1932 in Cherokee to Ira and Lucinda (Jeffries) Rector. She grew up in the Washta and Quimby area.
She married Fred B. Hollingshead on Nov. 25, 1950. He died Jan. 12, 1983 in Sioux City. The couple moved to Sioux City from their home in Mapleton. She worked for Norwest Bank. After her husband's death, she moved back to Washta and worked at the county extension office in Cherokee. She recently returned to Sioux City.
She and her husband belonged to the Woodbury Woodys Camping Club. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, crocheting and visiting with her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, her husband, a son, John and an infant daughter, Rhonda and several brothers and sisters.
Survivors include: four children: Fred W. Hollingshead of Sioux City; Jann Flynn and her husband, Tim of Milliken, Colo.; Steve Hollingshead and his wife, Colleen of Mesa, Ariz.; Lori Hollingshead of Port Charlotte, Fla.; a daughter-in-law: Suzanne Hollingshead of Sioux City a sister: Lenora Tilton of Salt Lake City, Utah; 11 grandchildren: Freddie, Brett, Abbey, Katie, Spencer, Megan, Brody, Mark, Stevie, Tami and Danielle and seven great-grandchildren.