Wanda J. Pence, 74, of Malcolm, formerly of Lincoln, passed away from cancer on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. Born January 24, 1947 in Lincoln, NE to Claude O. and Fern E. (Grant) Peet. Wanda had an infectious smile that made everyone else smile too. She attended Huntington Elementary School, Dawes Jr. High School, Waverly and Northeast High School. She worked at Boomer Printing. For her final months of treatment, St. Croix Hospice cared for her and they truly did an outstanding job.
She is survived by her husband, Kenneth L. Pence, Sr.; children, Tammy (Pence) Janak, Kenny Jr. and wife Angie Pence; grandchildren, Sheri (Nate) Verkamp, Brian (Jess Lynn) Rasmussen, Roy II (Ashley) Rasmussen, Emily Rasmussen, Kristen Pence, and Nathan Pence; great grandchildren, Lillyann Rasmussen, Nevaeh Rasmussen, Eva Rasmussen, Braxton Verkamp, Kason Verkamp, Temprance Rasmussen; brother, Jim Peet and husband Ray Cathey.
Preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Fern; daughter, Marcy (Pence) Rasmussen; son-in-law, Marion Janak, brother and sister-in-law, Ronald O. and Sherry (Parks) Peet.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family for future designation.
Graveside Service 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at Fairview Cemetery, Lincoln, NE
Visitation 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th Street, Lincoln, NE