Wanda E. Smith, 75, a former Kansas resident lost her battle with cancer in her home surrounded by her family on July 4, 2013. She was born on May 18, 1938 in Hutchinson, KS. She moved to Dodge City, KS in 1965 where she raised her family and later worked as Office Manager at Medical Heights Medical Center. In 2007, Wanda moved to Mesa, AZ to be close to her sister and brother-in-law. She enjoyed playing mahjong, reading and spending time with friends.
Wanda is preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Thelma Manges and her sister, Dorothy Durr. She is survived by her son Ron Smith, his wife Trina and their children Elise, Eric, Tanner, Jeff and Nicole; her daughter Kim Dubbert, her husband Kelly and their children Kate, Sarah and Abby; and her daughter Traci Bellamy, her husband Ed; her brother Howard Manges; sister Frances Ansel, her husband Howard and 7 great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held on Friday, July 12, 2013 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Dodge City, KS. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1500 E. Flower St, Phoenix, AZ 85014.