Wanda Lou Allen Denney, 83

Wanda Lou Allen Denney, 83, of Wabash, died 7:04 a.m., Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at her home. She was born on Jan. 27, 1938, in Wabash, to Ovid and Marguerite (Thomas) McKinley.

Wanda was a retired rural letter carrier on Rural Route 4 in Wabash. She also drove a school bus for Metropolitan School District of Wabash County, and was also the co-founder for Allen Feeds. She first married Lloyd Allen on Dec. 29, 1957 in Wabash; he died Sept. 23, 1998. She then married Russell Miller, he also preceded her in death. Wanda then married Donald Denney on June 3, 2011 in Wabash. She was a member of Lagro United Methodist Church and was attending the Wabash Christian Church. She was also a member of the National Rural Letters Association, and Cozy Homemakers Home Ec Club. Wanda enjoyed attending her families many activities and appreciated her time with the Denneys and the Millers.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Denney of Wabash; four children, Roxy (Tony) Roser and Lalon (Tammy) Allen, of Lagro, Lisa (Brent) Paxton of Silver Lake, and Janet (Brian) Chamberlain of Roann; 10 grandchildren, Tiffany (Rex) Reimer of North Manchester, Amelia Roser of LaFontaine, Erica (Jim) Vogel of North Manchester, Morgan (Brett) Williams of Lagro, Levi (Melissa) Allen of Wabash, Kate Myers of Roann, Garrett Paxton and Russell Paxton, both of Silver Lake, Travis (Allison) Chamberlain of Urbana, and Tanner (Sydney) Chamberlain of Wabash; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ann (William) Deisher of Kirkwood, Ill., and Jane (David) Mann of Wabash; and sister in-law, Janet (Bill) Kirkpatrick of Andrews. She was also preceded in death by her parents, and great-granddaughter, Gretchen Elise Williams.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash, with Brian Chamberlain officiating. Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery, Lagro.  Friends may call 3:00 - 7:00 pm, Tuesday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to any of the churches Wanda attended in her lifetime, Asbury Country Church, Lagro United Methodist Church, College Corner Brethren Church, or Wabash Christian Church.

The memorial guest book for Wanda may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen

Posted on 2021 Apr 09