Wanda J. Jennings

July 10, 1935 - July 03, 2019

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Saturday, July 20, 10:30 AM
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park, 140 Lane 201 Barton Lake, Fremont


Wanda Jennings, 83, of Hernando, Florida, and formerly of Pretty Lake died Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at 4:50 p.m. at the home of her daughter at Pretty Lake.

She was born July 10, 1935, in Portland to Kenneth and Dorothy (Hall) Shepherd.

On August 18, 2012, at Fremont she married Loren M. Jennings. He survives in Hernando, Florida, and Fremont.

Mrs. Jennings had worked over 30 years as a housekeeper at her summer residence, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park in Fremont.

She was a member of the Inverness Church of God in Inverness, Florida, and Grace Baptist Church in Angola.

Also surviving are a daughter, Denise (Jack) Landers of Wolcottville; a son, Jerry T. (Mary Jo) Sires of Gillette, Wyoming; two stepdaughters, Cheryl (Dewayne) Chermie of Akron, Ohio, and Jeanie (Chris) Brown of Argos; two stepsons, Rocky T. (Vickie) Stanski of Pretty Lake and Chris Jennings of Lansing, Michigan; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Phyllis (Don) Amari of Inverness, Florida, Peggy Lykins of Inverness, Florida, and Kaye Parra-Kelly of Hernando, Florida.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Patsy Alameida; a brother, Donald Shepherd; and a grandson, Steven Sires.

A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, July 20, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park, 140 Lane 201 Barton Lake, Fremont.

Preferred memorials are to Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, 6316 Mutual Drive, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46825 or to Parkview Noble Home Health & Hospice, 1836 Ida Red Road, Kendallville.

Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville is assisting with arrangements.

Share memories and condolences at www.youngfamilyfuneralhome.com

Guest Book

Richard (Dick) Hall
July 28th, 2019 12:12pm
Panama City, Fl.

Rest in peace.

Luci and Joe Gould
July 7th, 2019 5:14pm
Hernando, FL

Rest in peace Wanda.

Jeri & Nick Delambo
July 6th, 2019 11:12pm
Baltimore MD

We are sorry for your loss, Chris. You and family remain in our prayers. May your stepMom’s memory be a blessing.

Joyce A McGinnis
July 6th, 2019 3:02am
St Joe, In

Love you Like a sister Wanda. I will miss you very much. I know you are free of pain now in the arms of our lord.

Howard & Joanie Tucker
July 6th, 2019 2:17am
Indiantown FL,

Oh Wanda..... how I loved getting my daily hugs from you and seeing that beautiful smile of yours! So blessed to have been a part of your life and got to spend so many years together at Yogi. Love you dearly Wanda...always. XOXOXO

Jerry T Mary Jo Sires
July 5th, 2019 7:35pm
Gillette Wyoming

Rest in peace Mom love your son

Peggy Aganon
July 5th, 2019 7:23pm
Defiance, Ohio

We will miss you Aunt Wanda. I loved all our visits with you at Yogi, playing marbles and bingo. I know you are rejoicing with mom and all our loved ones.