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“Wanda was a warm and loving person, who's smile would light up a room. She had a sharp business sense, but always put her family first. She loved her...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Kellie Smith (Snigar) - Lebanon, OH

“SO SORRY TO HEAR OF MRS. WANDA ABBE'S PASSING. WE PRAY WITH YOU FAMILY AND FOR YOU DURING THIS TIME. TAKE CARE FAMILY. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: JUAN HOLLINGSWORTH & FAMILY - IA

“I love you and miss you Grandma. There was never a time where you were to busy for us, nor a time when the cookie jar was empty. I'll miss your sense...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Jordan Abbe - Cedar Rapids, IA

“Blessings love to you Wanda on your new journey!! xoxo I will always remember Wanda as a very warm and tenderhearted woman. All of my love to...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Heike C. Strand - Burbank, CA

“Wanda was a wonderful person who made some beautiful memories with my children growing up with her grandsons Marshall and Jordan. She had a great...Read More »
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Wanda A. Abbe (1926-2012)

CEDAR FALLS- Wanda A. Abbe, 86, of Cedar Falls died Sunday, June 17, 2012, at the Western Home Communities Elizabeth E. Martin Health Center.

She was born April 30, 1926 in Waterloo, daughter of Franklin B. and Lillian (Schmock) Stoner. She married Marshall Abbe. He died in 2004.

Mrs. Abbe was a restaurateur for 45 years, retiring in 1995. She and her husband owned and operated the Colony Club in Waterloo and were members of First Presbyterian Church in Waterloo. She was Noble Dame of the Waterloo Elklets and past President of the Franklin Gateway Neighborhood Association.

Survived by: a son, Ron (Kay) Johnson of Ft. Myers Beach, FL; a daughter, Lisa Abbe of Waterloo; and six grandchildren.

Preceded in death by: a son, Marshall Abbe II, "Skip".

Services: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Richardson Funeral Service, Cedar Falls, where there will be a 6 p.m. Celebration of Life service. Entombment in Garden of Memories Mausoleum in Waterloo.

Memorials may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice.

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