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Wanda F. Faris

May 10, 2014

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. 

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2 thoughts on “Wanda F. Faris

  1. Tom I am so sorry to here about your Dear mother, as I have recently lost mine, so I can just quess how you feel. As we have gotten older we think we are independent of our Mother until she is called home and then we second quess ourselfs on how we could of done better by our parents, Our mothers are great people and she knows how you felt about her so honor her by walking with your head high and show the world how well she did with you. God Bless

  2. Susan,
    My heart and prayers go to you and your family. I lost my father a few years ago and totally understand what you are going through. But know this, she lives on in your heart. In time, your memories will warm your heart and make you smile.

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