Obituary Details

Wanda Evelline Dreesen

(02/23/1927 - 05/17/2000)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 05/24/2000

Wanda Evelline Wilson Dreesen

Wanda Evelline Wilson Dreesen was born on February 23, 1927 to Martin and Berentine Agathe (Helgesen) Wilson at Kemmerer, Wyo.

She graduated from Granger High School in 1943.

Wanda owned or managed several restaurants in Wyoming including Holdings Little America, the Silver Dollar Bar in Jackson, Wyo., and the Scandia Shop in Lusk. She was a hard working lady who loved to cook, bake and sew. Wanda enjoyed literature and was reading constantly, and enjoyed hunting, fishing and attending motorcycle races with her son Sean.

Wanda entered into heaven at 6:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 17, warm in her bed at the Niobrara Memorial Hospital in Lusk, with her son Sean by her side, holding her hand.

She is survived by her son Sean and his wife Josette of Lusk; two daughters: Susan Maragheh of Orangevale, Calif., and Sunny Turbrock of Osage Beach, Mo.; a sister Josephine Eccel of Bountiful, Utah; three brothers: Daniel Wilson of Rawlins; Algot Wilson of Green River and Woodrow Wilson of Phoenix, Ariz.; three grandchildren: James Haley of Osage Beach, Mo.; Rebecca Maragheh of Orangevale, Calif., and Harlie Jo Dreesen of Lusk.

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