Wanda Elizabeth Ilchert
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Wanda Elizabeth Ilchert
  • August 6, 1925 - August 1, 2017
  • Novato, California

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Wanda Ilchert of Novato passed peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, August 1, from complications with Alzheimer's. Wanda was a loving mother and wife and is survived by her daughter, Joan Christensen and son-in-law Tim, and son David and daughter-in-law Juli. Wanda has 4 grand-children and 2 great-grandchildren. She was born in New York City where she grew up and went to nursing school. Wanda met Dave, the love of her life, at Joan's Beach on Long Island, and was married in 1953. After having their children in NY, they moved to Novato in 1963 and lived there the rest of their lives except for a brief time in Maryland. Together, Wanda and Dave travelled throughout the world and enjoyed spending time with their family. Wanda was always known for her strong personality and quick wit. She will be remembered fondly by all who knew her and will be missed greatly.

A Visitation will be held on Friday from 5-7:30 at Keaton's Redwood Chapel of Marin, 1801 Novato Blvd., Novato 415-897-1151.
If you would like, please make donations to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America in her name.


Arrangements under the direction of Keaton's Redwood Chapel of Marin, Novato, CA.