JULY 14, 1917 - FEBRUARY 22, 2004

Wanda Alicia Hinderliter, 86, Osawatomie, died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2004, in Duluth, Ga.

She was born July 14, 1917, in Wichita Falls, Texas, the daughter of Walter Scott and Nannie Marie Akers Caffee. When she was 12, the family moved to Osawatomie. She was then raised by George and Ida Folks.

She attended local schools and was a 1936 graduate of Osawatomie High School.

On Dec. 28, 1935, she and Charles Nathan Hinderliter were married in Olathe. They lived in Osawatomie and became the parents of three children. Mr. Hinderliter died in December 1968.

Mr. and Mrs. Hinderliter operated a water delivery service in the Osawatomie area for many years. She also worked for Osawatomie State Hospital at two different times. The last time was from 1964 until 1983, and she was a switchboard operator when she retired.

After her retirement, she worked as a companion and helped care for some friends.

She made many friends while enjoying one of her favorite pastimes, that of playing bingo. Other hobbies included crocheting afghans, baby blankets and dolls.

Also preceding her in death was a sister, Robbie.

Survivors include her three children, Gloria Barrett of Olathe, Clyde Hinderliter of Layton, Utah, and Carol Law of Duluth, Ga.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was Friday at Eddy-Birchard Funeral Home in Osawatomie. Inurnment was in the Leavenworth National Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Legion, in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 430, Osawatomie, KS 66064.

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