Darlene "Jackie" Wandell, 87 of Higginsville, died on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at Lexington Care Center in Lexington.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 25, 2011, at Hoefer Chapel, 1600 Main St., Higginsville, with Rev. Aubrey Burk officiating. Interment will be in Lexington Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Saturday at Hoefer Chapel. Memorial contributions may be sent to First Baptist Church, 525 S. M-13 Hwy., Lexington, Mo., 64067.
Casket bearers are Tim Wandell, Robin Wandell, Bruce Wandell and Scott Wandell. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hoeferfuneralhome.com
Born Sunday, December 16, 1923, in Omaha,Neb., she was the daughter of the late Orta Vivian Reeve and Katherine Krajacek Reeve. She married George Kenneth Wandell on May 23, 1945. He preceded her in death Feb. 2, 2011. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Lexington and a 1943 graduate of North High School in Omaha, Neb. She worked as a Certified Nurse's Aide at John Knox Village East and Meyer Care Center for 22 years, retiring in 1988. She moved to Higginsville in 1980 from Lexington.
She is survived by four sons, Timothy Wandell of Windsor Heights, Iowa, Robin Wandell of Marshall, Bruce Wandell of Indianola, Iowa, and Scott Wandell of Higginsville.