Lillian Lucinda Waddell, 64, of Sioux City, died Thursday, July 20, 2006, at a Sioux City hospital following an extended illness.
Lillian was born Feb. 17, 1942, in Sioux City, the daughter of Edwin H. and Evelyn A. (Horn) Hammers. She married Gary E. Fehrman in May 1958 in Sioux City. Gary preceded her in death in August 1959 in Seattle, Wash.
Lillian married Roger D. Waddell on April 22, 1960 in South Sioux City, Neb. The couple farmed near Merrill from 1961 to 1987, at which time they moved to Sioux City. Lillian was a secretary for local attorney, Stanley Crowl, as well as a transcriber for the City of Sioux City for 17 years.
She was an avid Cubs fan. She enjoyed playing the piano, fishing and especially following her grandchildren's many activities.
Survivors include her husband, Roger; two sons: Gary Waddell and his wife, Kim of Le Mars, and their four children, Tiffany Waddell, Charissa Waddell, Rochelle Chapman and her husband Jacob and Chelsey Van Roekel and her husband, James; Dennis Waddell and his wife Debbie of Sioux City, and their three children: Devin, Heath and Andria Waddell; three great-grandchildren. Trinity, Hunter and Brooklyn Chapman; one brother, Edwin Hammers and his wife Shirley of Emerson, Neb.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services were at 10 a.m. today (Monday) at St. John Lutheran Church in Sioux City with the Rev. Greg Hanneman and the Rev. Dale Fopma of Calvin Christian Reformed Church in Le Mars, officiating. Burial will be in Logan Park Cemetery in Sioux City.
Visitation was 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City.
Casketbearers were Curtis Kluver, Scott Kluver, James Van Roekel, Jacob Chapman, Heath Waddell, Ed Waddell, Elliot Waddell and Doug Clough.