Due to COVID-19, the family will hold a private celebration of life service for Wanda Lou Graber, 90, of Crawfordsville, IA, with Pastor Dave Schooley officiating. Burial will be at Eicher Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for Eicher Mennonite Church, Eicher Cemetery, and Parkview Home. Wanda Lou (Hall) Graber died Saturday, December 25, 2021, at Parkview Home in Wayland, IA.
Wanda Lou Hall was born on July 26, 1931, the daughter of Lou and Winifred (Gipple) Hall. She grew up in the rural Columbus Junction, Iowa, area and graduated from Wyman High School. On March 1, 1952, she was united in marriage to Peter Paul Graber, Jr., at Spring Run Church. She and Peter farmed all of their lives on the Graber family farm outside of Crawfordsville, and were active members at Eicher Mennonite Church, where she was baptized. She loved reading, playing the piano, treasured her family, and enjoyed being part of the Women’s Mission Society at Eicher.
Survivors include one son, Eric (Lori) Graber of Crawfordsville, three granddaughters: Desiree Mathews of Crawford, TX, Martina (Clark) Cully of Herndon, VA, and Britney Graber of Nashville, TN, and six great-grandchildren: Deyton and Kiele Mathews, and Reeva, Arlee, Vella, and Grant Cully.
Proceeding Wanda in death were her husband, three infant children, her parents, three sisters: Vera, Marjorie, and Betty, and two brothers: Virgil and Harold.