March 7, 1926 - Jan. 22, 2020
Wanda G. Doud, 93, of La Grande, died Jan. 22. Arrangements are entrusted to Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center.
Wanda was born March 7, 1926, in Wapato, Washington, to George and Gladys V. (Ostrander) Hays. On March 11, 1944, she married Glen Doud in Pendleton. They moved to Milton-Freewater in 1948, and in 1955 they moved to Elgin, where Wanda worked for Boise Cascade as a mill worker for eight years.
Wanda was a member of the Elgin Christian Church. When she moveded to La Grande in 1996, she became involved in the La Grande First Christian Church. Her husband preceded her in death on Oct. 6, 2005.
Wanda was loved by everyone who knew her. During her last years, living at Wildflower Lodge in La Grande, many of the staff lovingly called her “Grandma.” Her favorite hobbies were cooking, especially desserts and candy, and crocheting. She was well known for making special treats for her family and friends, and even in her later years she continued to create beautiful afghans and other crocheted items for those she loved.
Surviving relatives include one son, two grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heart ‘n Home Hospice.