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Wanda Mae Hale

February 9, 1928 June 24, 2019
Wanda Mae Hale
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Obituary for Wanda Mae Hale

Wanda Mae Hale, 91, of Saybrook, Illinois, passed away Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Gibson City Annex.

Her visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2019, at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, Saybrook, Illinois. The funeral service will follow the visitation at 7:00 p.m. at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, Saybrook, Illinois. Cremation rites will follow with a private inurnment in Riverside Cemetery, Saybrook, Illinois, at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 427, Saybrook, Illinois.

Wanda was born February 9, 1928, a daughter of Lee and Nora Eaglin Cozad. She married Richard E. Hale on March 2, 1947. He preceded her in death September 29, 2001.

She is survived by her two sons, Joe (Susan) Hale of Saybrook, Illinois, and George (LeAnn) Hale of Normal, Illinois; daughter, Janet Lester of Moweaqua, Illinois; nine grandchildren; twenty-three great-grandchildren; brother, Darrell Cozad of Chicago, Illinois; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Wilbur Cozad and Gerald Cozad; three sisters, Bonnie Vaughn, Jesse Belcher and Shirley Carter; daughter, Connie Zaglauer; son-in-law, George Zaglauer; and grandson, Brad Hale.

Wanda and her husband owned and operated the Saybrook Locker Plant for over 50 years. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 427, Saybrook, Illinois. She loved to play golf with her husband and friends. Most of all, Wanda was the best grandma. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, and devoted friend who will be deeply missed.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Gibson City Area Hospital and Annex for the care and compassion shown and given while taking care of Wanda. They went above and beyond.


Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

29

Jun

6:00 PM 6/29/2019 6:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 6/29/2019 7:00:00 PM
Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Homes - Saybrook Chapel

302 E. Lincoln St.
Saybrook, IL 61770

Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Homes - Saybrook Chapel
302 E. Lincoln St. Saybrook 61770 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

29

Jun

7:00 PM 6/29/2019 7:00:00 PM
Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Homes - Saybrook Chapel

302 E. Lincoln St.
Saybrook, IL 61770

Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Homes - Saybrook Chapel
302 E. Lincoln St. Saybrook 61770 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 427, Saybrook, Illinois

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