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Obituary

Wanda Jean (Allen) Hoffmeyer

Wanda Jean (Allen) Hoffmeyer, 87, formerly of Williams, died Oct. 26, 2007 in Flagstaff.

Wanda was born June 10, 1920 in Phoenix. Her mother and father, Jesse and Bonnie Allen, owned and operated a service station and general store in Laveen. Wanda was an only child; she graduated from Phoenix Union High School in 1938. She was a writer and artist and worked for various newspapers including the Arizona Daily Sun in Flagstaff and the Williams News.

While working in Williams she met Edward Martin (Eddie) Hoffmeyer. They were married on Aug. 31, 1956. Eddie passed away in August of 1987, and Wanda continued to live in Williams until moving to Pine Meadows Ranch (an assisted living home) in Flagstaff on Feb. 1, 2007. Wanda was an active member of the United Methodist

Church in Williams as well as the Williams Senior Center.

Wanda was preceded in death by her mother and father Bonnie and Jesse Allen, and her husband of 31 years, Eddie Hoffmeyer.

She is survived by her stepson Fred (Carolyn) Hoffmeyer of Yuma; step-grandson Johnny (Mona) Hoffmeyer of Yuma; step-granddaughter Kori Hoffmeyer of Green Valley; and step-great-grandchildren Maryn, Liam and Rori Hoffmeyer, all of Yuma. Wanda is also survived by special family friend and neighbor, Brenda Carter, of Williams.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Wanda's assisted living home, the Pine Meadows Ranch, 7885 Easy St., Flagstaff, AZ 86004-3268.

Funeral Services will be held Monday, Nov. 5, 2007 at 10 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Williams. A visitation will be held for one hour prior to services on Monday. Burial will conclude services at the Williams Cemetery.

Condolences can be sent to her family at www.norvelowensmortuary.com.

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