|Birth: ||Sep. 6, 1931|
|Death: ||Nov. 2, 2009|
Gwendola Ann Chandler, 78, Austin, Texas, died Monday, Nov. 2, 2009, at her home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Dengel & Son Mortuary, Ottawa.
She was born Sept. 6, 1931, in Medford, Okla., to Thomas Y. and Ruby Lee (Mayse) Pederson.
She lived in Austin the past year, moving from Ottawa, where she had lived most of her life.
She graduated from Ottawa High School in 1949 and attended the University of Kansas, Lawrence, and Ottawa University.
She was a homemaker and worked as a bank clerk for First Nation Bank of Ottawa, now known as Solutions Bank.
She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church and Rotary Ann, both of Ottawa, and Wyandotte County Camera Club.
She married James J. Chandler, March 4, 1978, in Ottawa. He survives of the Home.
Other survivors include a stepson, James Chandler and his wife, Shelagh, Austin, Texas; stepdaughter, Christine Chandler and her husband, Charles Zeugner, Austin, Texas; sisters, Wanda Pederson, Ottawa, Delores Davidson and her husband, Bryce, Little River, Joyce Salsbury and her husband, Richard, Surprise, Ariz., and Inger Showalter and her husband, Ron, Ottawa; three step-grandchildren; and eight nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Y. and Ruby Lee Pederson; sister, Tomalea Pederson; stepdaughter, Paulie Cyhandler; and step-granddaughter, Ivy Pacheco.
Friends may pay their respects after 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, where the family will meet with friends from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Burial will be at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa.
Memorial contributions can be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church in care of Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory St., Ottawa, Ks. 66067.
The Ottawa Herald
Thomas Y. Pederson (1905 - 1997)
Ruby Lee Mayse Pederson (1905 - 2002)
Gwendola Ann Pederson Chandler (1931 - 2009)
Deloris Marie Pederson Davidson (1934 - 2012)*
Tomalea Pederson (1936 - 1990)*
Created by: Thomas & Darlene
Record added: Dec 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45321545
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