96 year old former Albion resident, Wanda Ann Doan, passed away peacefully at Aperion Care in Olney on January 18th, 2020.
Wanda was born March 7, 1923 in Richland County, Illinois to George N. and Nellie (Dean) Whitaker. She married Jeane W. Doan on August 23rd, 1949 and he preceded her in death on January 17, 2000. Wanda grew up in Richland County and graduated from Olney Township High School with the class of 1940. After graduation, until her marriage she worked in the office of the International Shoe Factory in Olney. She and Jeane moved to Albion shortly after they were married, where he was employed and Wanda worked at Johnny Manufacturing in Albion. In later years she worked in the Edwards County Courthouse. Wanda and Jeane resided in Albion most of their married life.
Wanda is survived by one sister-in-law, George Ann Waxler, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, brothers, Wayne Whitaker and Warren Whitaker and sister, Maxine Gibson.
Graveside Services for Wanda Doan will be 11:00am Wednesday, January 22nd, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Parkersburg, Illinois with Bro. David Shain officiating. There will be no visitation. Friends and family are asked to go directly to the cemetery. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.nalesfuneralhome.com. Nale’s Funeral Home of Albion is in charge of the arrangements.
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