|Birth: ||Jan. 6, 1936|
|Death: ||Dec. 19, 2009|
Wanda Black 73, of Bemidji died on Saturday, December 19, 2009 at the Havenwood Care Center in Bemidji.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 am on Wednesday, December 23, 2009 at the Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji, MN with Rev. Kent Dudley officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment following cremation will be at the Evergreen Cemetery in Bemidji, MN under the direction of the Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji.
She was born January 6, 1936 in Bucklin,, MO the daughter of Carl and Vivian (Rusher) Ommen. . She attended school in Reedville, Oregon where she graduated from high school. Wanda worked as a clerk in a music store during the 1950's and met many popular rock and roll singers.
She married John Black on December 20, 1956 in Stevenson, WA. They moved to Bagley in 1979 where she worked as a waitress. A few years later she moved to Bemidji. John died in 1987.
Wanda served as a foster grandparent in the area elementary schools and found this very rewarding. She enjoyed playing cards.
She is survived by –Sons- Bob (Sharon) Black of Wilton, MN Michael Black of St. Cloud, MN David Black of Grand Rapids, MN Daughters- Heidi (Don Edman) Black of Bemidji, MN Phyllis Webb of Bemidji, MN 2 sisters- Carla Lovin of Salem, Oregon Marilyn Cobb of Tigard, Oregon Several grandchildren 9 great grandchildren She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and infant son-Ricky.
John M. Black (1929 - 1987)*
GPS (lat/lon): 47.55914, -94.88519
Created by: High Plains
Record added: Feb 01, 2013
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