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Wanda F (Knight) Springer

February 2, 1940 ~ December 6, 2017 (age 77)

Deerfield/Verona, Wi/Deepwater, Mo. - Wanda Faye Springer, age 77, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Wed., Dec. 6, 2017 due to complications from alzheimer/dementia.

She was born on February 2, 1940, in Bowling Green, KY, the daughter of Elizabeth Christine Turner and Harvey M. Knight.  On Sept. 30 1972, she married Richard W. Springer, and in 1988 Wanda and Richard moved from Deerfield, Wi. to Deepwater, Mo. until his death in 2009. Wanda then returned to Wisconsin in the Verona area in 2010.

Working many places during her years, the most years were with Sta-Rite Industries, Deerfield, Wi. and Rival Manufacturing, Clinton, Mo. Wanda  had numerous dogs in her life, dearly loving each one as well as every dog she met. She also enjoyed bowling, gardening, sewing, reading, traveling and thrift store shopping.

Wanda is survived by her children William (Mary) Thompson, Belleville, Wi., Jacqueline Thompson Palmeri, Port St. Lucie, FL., grandchildren, Adam (Kristen) Thompson, Dana (Adam) Askey, Craig Thompson, Anthony Palmeri, Sophia Palmeri, a sister Karen DeLaGarza, 2 brothers John & Paul Knight, sister-in-law Sherry Miller.

Wanda was preceded in death by her husband Richard W. Springer, her parents, mother-in-law & father-in-law Walter & Virginia Springer, sister Martha Williamson, brother-in-law Jim Springer.

By request of Wanda, services will be private.

A very special thank you to Agrace HospiceCare for the care and comfort they gave our mother, grandmother during her final days.  In lieu of flowers, condolences may be made to St.Vincent DePaul, Green Co. Humane Society, or Agrace HospiceCare.  To view and sign this guestbook, please visit:


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