Wanda M. Holder, 93
May 16, 1922 — Oct. 29, 2015
Wanda Holder, of Grafton, passed away unexpectedly in the morning hours of Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, at her residence. She was 93 years old.
Wanda was born in Francisco, Ind., on May 16, 1922, daughter of Joseph Vickers and Mary Lewis Vickers. She grew up in the Francisco area, learning how to square dance at an early age. On March 17, 1946, she married Delbert Holder in Owensboro, Ky. In the 1950s the couple moved their young family to Grafton. Wanda worked in the stock room at Sprague Electric in Grafton, retiring in 1985. She was very active in the Grafton Senior Center. She loved to perform with the Silver Bells Dance Team, doing exercise classes, playing shuffleboard and bocce ball. Wanda was a member of the Red Hat Society and also enjoyed bowling and doing needlepoint. Wanda is survived by her two daughters, Debbie Hahn and Joyce (Dean) Longley, both of Grafton.
She is further survived by three grandchildren, Mitchell (fiancée Nikki) Longley of Menomonee Falls, Nick (fiancée Amanda) Longley of Grafton and Chelsea Hahn of Saukville; one brother, Larry (Eve) Vickers of Mt. Carmel, Ill.; nieces and nephews; other relatives; and many friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, Delbert; two sons, Randy and James; four brothers, Bill, John, Lewis and Jack Vickers; and two sisters, Joanne Graves and Kate Willis.
Funeral services for Wanda will be celebrated on Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Eernisse Funeral Home, 1167 Washington Ave, Cedarburg. Rev. Dr. Ed Rafferty of Cedar Creek Community Church will preside. She will be laid to rest next to her husband and son in Woodlawn Cemetery in Grafton.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 4 at the funeral home from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the charity of donor’s choice. The Eernisse Funeral Home in Cedarburg is honored to serve the family. Online condolences may be left at www.eernissefuneralhome.com.