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Wanda (Arnold) Pescador

March 31, 1937 ~ December 28, 2017 (age 80)

Wanda L. Pescador, age 80, of Plano, passed away Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville.

Wanda was born on March 31, 1937 in Moulton, Iowa, the daughter of Ray Clayton and Ruth Marie (Crafton) Arnold.  She was united in marriage to Louis Andrew Pescador on March 11, 1955 at the First United Methodist Church in Centerville.

Wanda was a Certified Nurse's Assistant at El Encanto Hospital in West Covina, California for several years.  She also studied Art in Italy for three years.

Wanda was a member of the Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Centerville for several years.   She touched the lives of many people with her smile and generosity.  She was a very compassionate, loving person who was also very forgiving. 

Wanda enjoyed writing.  She was an unpublished author of many short stories and poems.  She loved nature.  She raised chickens, which also helped her focus on her passion of spending time outdoors.

Wanda is survived by her children, Michael James Pescador of Lincoln, Nebraska, Ruth Ann (Doug) Finch of Centerville, Sheri Louis Pescador of Seymour, and Carmella Renee (Daniel Duane) Williams of Centerville; a brother, Bernie (Dixie) McMahon of Plano; ten grandchildren, thirty three great grandchildren; as well as many other friends and family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Andrew Pescador; her parents, Ray Clayton and Ruth Marie (Crafton) Arnold; and a brother, Theron Earl Arnold.

Funeral services will be held at 11AM on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville Pastor Jeremy Croteau and Mark Waits officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset View Cemetery in Moulton.  A Visitation will take place on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Lange Funeral Home in Centerville with family greeting friends from 5-7PM. Memorials have been established to the Family of Wanda Pescador, and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home, 1900 South 18th Street, Centerville, Iowa 52544.  Condolences may be shared online at 

 Service Information

January 2, 2018

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lange Funeral Home & Crematory
1900 South 18th St
Centerville, IA 52544

Funeral Service
January 3, 2018

11:00 AM
Lange Funeral Home & Crematory
1900 South 18th St
Centerville, IA 52544

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