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Wanda Mae Johannsen
Mrs. Wanda Mae Johannsen, 93, of DeWitt, died Tuesday morning, Nov. 7, 2017, at Genesis Medical Center in DeWitt.

She was born May 30, 1924, in DeWitt to the late Louis and Bertha Wynkoop Grimm. Wanda was a 1942 graduate of DeWitt High School. Prior to marriage, she worked at DuPont in Clinton. On Aug. 3, 1946, Wanda married Raymond "Boots" Johannsen at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Charlotte. The couple farmed and raised their family at rural DeWitt. Wanda later was employed by Iowa Mutual Insurance Company in DeWitt until retirement. Her husband preceded her in death Feb. 9, 1975. 

Wanda was a longtime member of Grace Lutheran Church in DeWitt. She volunteered with Bingo at the Davenport Lutheran Home for many years.

Wanda enjoyed dancing, word searches, playing cards, and spending time with family.

Surviving are three children, Sheryl (Kenneth) Brommelkamp of DeWitt, Deanna (Mark) Schwab of Galena, Illinois, and Ronald Johannsen of Andrew; six grandchildren, Todd (Andrea) Brommelkamp, Darren (Christine) Smiley, Joe (Kelsey) Schwab, Wesley (Megan) Johannsen, Megan (Ryan Bradey) Johannsen and Reid (fiancée, Brittney Hellman) Johannsen; five great-grandchildren, Thomas, Brandon, Cassie, Donovan, and Kennedy; six great-great-grandchildren; and sisters-in-law, Jeanne Grimm and Mildred Robinson.

Also preceding Wanda in death were brothers, Kenneth, Lester, and William, and a sister, Alma Rowson.

A Service of Christian Burial was held Saturday, Nov. 11, at Grace Lutheran Church in DeWitt with the Rev. Ron Rafferty officiating. Pallbearers were Darren Smiley, Joe Schwab, Todd Brommelkamp, Wesley Johannsen, Reid Johannsen, and Megan Johannsen. Burial was at Elmwood Cemetery in DeWitt.

Condolences may be expressed at schultzfuneralhomes.com

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