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Obituary: Wanda L. Rowland, 83 - May 21, 2017
Wanda L. Rowland, 83, of Minonk, formerly of Rutland, passed away at 9:50 a.m. Sunday (May 21, 2017) at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Calvert-Johnson & Froelich Memorial Home, Toluca, with the Rev. John Collop officiating. Burial will follow at Rutland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the memorial home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rutland Fire Department.

Wanda Lou was born July 11, 1933, in Rutland, the daughter of Melvin and Opal Wilcox Cowling. She married Don E. Rowland on July 28, 1952, in Harrisburg, Pa. He died Aug. 23, 2014.

Surviving are four children, Carol (Dominic) Magrone, Holiday, Fla.; Lynn (John) Potter, Mount Prospect; Duane (Colleen) Rowland, O'Fallon, Mo.; and Donna (Thomas) Field, Bloomington; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Roberta (Jimmy) Davis, Abington; and one brother, Teddy (Ann) Cowling, Metamora.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Bobby, Gene, and Ronnie Cowling.

She was a member of Royal Neighbors of America. Wanda was a loving mom, grandma, great-grandma and sister who enjoyed spending time with family and friends.