Life Story for Wanda Lee Christman (Scudder)
Mrs. Wanda Lee (Scudder) Christman, age 88, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on October 26, 1929, in Bennington, Indiana, the loving daughter of the late, Hilbert Sr. and Elsie Edith (Shadday) Scudder. She was raised in Switzerland County, Indiana and was a 1948 graduate of the Vevay High School. Wanda was united in marriage on April 6, 1950, at the Bennington United Methodist Church in Bennington, Indiana, to Clyde William "Bill" Christman and to this union arrived four children to bless their home. Wanda and Bill shared 68 loving years of marriage together until her death. Wanda was employed for the US Shoe Factory and for the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay, Indiana. She was also employed as an attendant for Muscatatuck State Hospital near Butlerville, Indiana and as a qualified medication aide for the Madison State Hospital in Madison, Indiana. Wanda was a member of the Bennington United Methodist Church in Bennington, Indiana. Wanda resided most of her life in the Switzerland County community and enjoyed wintering in Bradenton, Florida, where she resided for 20 years. Wanda also enjoyed cooking, gardening and canning and will be deeply missed by her loving family. Wanda passed away at 6:47 a.m., Monday, April 9, 2018, at the King's Daughter's Hospital in Madison, Indiana.
Wanda is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, Clyde William "Bill" Christman of Vevay, IN; her daughter, Kathy Covington and her husband: Danny of Vevay, IN; her sons, Keith Christman and his fiancée: Tara Richmond of near Canaan, IN and Kevin Christman of Jeffersonville, IN; her daughter-in-law, Terrie (Sutton) Christman of Madison, IN; her grandchildren, Matt Christman and his wife: Jessi, Tyler Christman, Bethany Christman, Lisa Ahluwalia and her husband: Shilpi, Leslie Covington, Erica Soule and her husband: Lucas, Erin Jackson, Lacey Johnson and her husband: Jake and Dustin Christman and his wife: Megan; her great-grandchildren, Sierra, Clayton, Connor, Henry, Lucian, Harper, Addison, Keagan, Kourtney, Gabriel, Ashlynn, Nathaniel, Kylie, Danielle, Maria, Luke and Hillary; her great-great-granddaughter, Ana; her sister-in-law, Roberta (Woolums) Scudder of Vevay, IN and her several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Hilbert Scudder, Sr., died April 21, 1970 and Elsie Edith (Shadday) Scudder, died July 31, 1969; her son, Kenneth W. Christman, died October 22, 1973; her grandsons, Benjamin Covington and Nathan Paul "Nate" Christman, died September 3, 2017; her great-granddaughter, Alexis Gail Jackson; her sister, Muriel Blodget, died July 28, 1990 and her brother, Hilbert "Hibbie" Scudder, Jr., died October 5, 2017.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, April 12, 2018, at 1:00 pm, by Pastor Bill Madison at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Interment will follow in the Pleasant Cemetery, Pleasant, Indiana.
Friends may call 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, Thursday, April 12, 2018, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bennington United Methodist Church or Pleasant Cemetery Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home.