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In Memory

Wanda Scott (Scott) - Class Of 1965

Wanda Scott

Monday, June 16, 2014


Wanda Scott


Nov. 1, 1947 - June 13, 2014

AURORA, Colo. -- Wanda Scott, age 66, of Aurora, Colorado, passed away on June 13, 2014, in Aurora.


Wanda was born on Nov. 1, 1947 in McCook, Nebraska, to parents James L. and Vera D. (Stumbaugh) Scott. She was one of seven children. The family made their home in McCook where Wanda attended the Church of God and graduated from McCook High School in 1965. She then went on to further her education at St. Elizabeth's School of Nursing and Loretto Heights College. Wanda graduated with a degree in nursing.


Wanda served her country as a nurse in the United States Army. She began her military career as a nurse in 1968 and was honorably discharged after 25 years of service to her country.

Following her retirement from the military, Wanda continued working as a nurse until her health prevented her from continuing.

In her spare time, Wanda enjoyed traveling, reading and watching game shows. She had a special companion, her dog, "Nigal."

Wanda is preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, George and James; and two sisters, Cleo and Carolyn.

Wanda is survived by her brother, Roger Scott of McCook; sister, Verba Anderson of Trenton, Nebraska; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and great-nephews.

Visitation is today until 8 p.m. at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook.

A graveside service with Military Honors will be at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 18, at Memorial Park Cemetery in McCook with Pastor Tim Roberts officiating.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the National Stroke Association, 9707 East Easter Lane Suite B, Centennial, CO, 80112.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home on McCook is in charge of the arrangements. Please visit our website at www.carpenterbreland.com to leave your message of condolences for the family.