Wanda Miles, 95, Osage City: June 28, 1922 – Aug. 15, 2017

OSAGE CITY, Kan. – Wanda Miles, 95, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, at Osage Nursing Center, Osage City, Kan. She was born on June 28, 1922, in Jefferson City, Mo., the daughter of Ernest and Nellie Blank.

Wanda had worked as a cook for the Hilltop Nursing Home, in Lyndon, Kan., and Petersons Nursing Home, in Osage City. She had been a member of the Lyndon American Legion Auxiliary.

Wanda married Tom Erwin; they later divorced. She then married John Miles; he preceded her in death on June 23, 1992.

Wanda was also preceded in death by her son, Jimmy Erwin; her adopted daughter, Margie Foust; brother, Jack Blank; sister, Reba McCurley; and a great-grandson, Dalton Nichols.

Wanda is survived by her daughter, Carol Roush, of Lyndon; and five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Family and friends will gather to celebrate Wanda’s life at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Lyndon Cemetery Memorial Building.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wanda Miles Memorial Fund, to be designated later, and sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Avenue, Lyndon, KS 66451. Online condolences may be left at feltnerfuneralhome.com.


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