Wanda F. Faris 87, died Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Kidron Bethel Healthcare in North Newton, Kansas. She was born February 19, 1927 in Yale, Oklahoma to Fay and Clara (Canfield) Kizer. On August 24, 1947 she married Albert Faris in Cedar, Kansas and he preceded her in death on December 12, 2010. Wanda’s greatest joy in life was raising her family and she was a caring and loving mother and wife. She was a retired housekeeper for Schowalter Villa in Hesston where she worked nearly 20 years. She was a member of First Christian Church in Newton where she taught Sunday School and was a member of the Women’s Christian Fellowship. Wanda was a great mother and wife and greatly looked forward to spending time with her loving family and many friends
She is survived by daughters: Starla and Paul Stewart of Saginaw, MI, Sheila and Bob Duncan of Hutchinson, KS and Susan and Jason Reardon of Newton, KS; sons: Loyal Faris of Lincoln, NE, Forrest and Virginia Faris of Newton, KS, Thomas Faris of Medford, OK, Garold and Fiance Donna Faris of Bay City, TX, and John Faris of Yuma, CO. There are 21 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren
She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, son Roy Faris, and granddaughter Christina Faris and daughter in law Lola Faris
Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at First Christian Church in Newton, KS with Chaplain Denny Bell presiding. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday evening at Petersen Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery Newton, Kansas.