Wanda Lou Sanderson
Date of Birth
April 1, 1946
Loup City, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
February 21, 2021
Wahoo, Nebraska
Visitation Directions

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska

*Face Coverings Recommended

Funeral Service Directions

Thursday, February 25, 2021 ~ 10:00 a.m.
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska

*The funeral will be live streamed on the Svoboda Funeral Home Facebook page.

* Face Coverings Recommended

Graveside Service

Monday, March 1, 2021 ~ 11:00 a.m.
Sunrise North Cemetery ~ Wahoo, Nebraska

Wanda Lou Sanderson, 74, of Wahoo, NE, formerly of Malcolm, NE, entered into rest on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at the Saunders House in Wahoo, NE.  She was born April 1, 1946 in Loup City, NE to Paul and Lorene (Hunt) Leighton.  Wanda graduated from Wahoo High School.  She worked as a sales associate for Fort Western in Lincoln, NE for over 27 years.

Wanda enjoyed gardening, flowers, mowing, traveling and attending her grandchildren’s 4-H events.

She is survived by son, Dan (Patty) Sanderson of Wahoo, NE; grandchildren, Aaron (Liz) Kavan, Jordan (Amber) Kavan, Ben Sanderson and Zach Sanderson; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Denny (Patty) Leighton of North Platte, NE; significant other, Willard Beckman of Malcolm, NE.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Tammi Kavan; granddaughter, Bethany Kavan; parents, Paul and Lorene Leighton; sister, Judy Leighton.

Condolences for Wanda Lou Sanderson
  1. Bob & Carol Meduna
    • February 22, 2021 - 2 days ago

    Wanda will be missed by many. Her uplifting smile and positive attitude were a blessing to many who knew her. Our most heartfelt sympathies, love and prayers go out to all of Wanda’s family.

  2. Anonymous
    • February 22, 2021 - 2 days ago

    Wanda was an amazing lady! She will be dearly missed. I’m so grateful that she was in my life and a wonderful friend .

    Love Annette

  3. Joan Felke
    • February 22, 2021 - 2 days ago

    I will miss Wanda, it was always great visiting with her, she remained a positive person even when her health issues were so difficult. Through the years I looked forward to times when we could get together. She was so proud of her family. I am happy I got to know her and I will miss her. Joan Felke

  4. Richard and Leanne Harding
    • February 23, 2021 - 1 day ago

    We have many fond memories of Wanda in high school. She was a wonderful friend and person. Our condolences to Wanda’s family.

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