|Birth: ||Jul. 2, 1939|
|Death: ||Jul. 1, 2008|
From Porter Loring Mortuary:
Wynona Louise Banks was called to her heavenly home on Tuesday, July 1, 2008, at the age of 68. After a valiant 8 year battle with carcinoid syndrome she defeated her cancer 1 day before her 69th birthday.
She is survived by her husband, Dan R. Banks of Boerne, TX; daughters, Laura A. Arldt and husband James of Austin, TX; Jennifer L. Lee and husband Timothy of Bastrop, TX; foster daughter, Ann Marie Johnston and husband Matt of San Antonio, TX, and their daughters, Sarah Evelyn and Briannah Paige Johnston; brother, Joe E. Spencer and wife Mary of New Braunfels, TX; nephew Joseph J. Spencer and niece Robin Marie Anderson of Houston, TX.
She was born July 2, 1939 in Olton, Texas to Jessee and Marie nee Ogden Spencer. She grew up in Houston, TX and graduated from Jeff Davis High School in 1957 cum laude with National Honor Society recognition.
After a 10 year career with Southwestern Bell Telephone Co as a payroll supervisor, she met her life-long love Dan at Southwestern Bell, and they were married October 7, 1967. After moving around with job changes, Wynona and Dan settled in their home in Boerne, TX to raise their family.
As a faithful member of Concordia Lutheran Church in San Antonio, Wynona served her church and her Lord as Manager of the Bookstore for 24 years. She always gave thanks to the Lord for every person who ever came into the bookstore and enjoyed helping them find materials to assist their Christian walk.
The family wants to thank her beloved care-givers Lupe and Cindy Alamilla who helped Wynona over the last 20 years with in-home care for Wynona's Mom, Dan's Mom and lastly Wynona. Also thanks to all the doctors and nurses who assisted Wynona in her last days, especially Dr. Steven Kalter, staff at STOH and staff at LifeCare Hospital.
Donations may be made to the Concordia Lutheran Church Building Fund, 16801 Huebner Rd., San Antonio, TX 78258 in honor of Wynona L. Banks.
Plot: Section N9I, Block 3A, Lot 26
Created by: Mark Alberthal
Record added: Jul 07, 2012
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