La Grande, Oregon
Wanda J. Rickett, 57, formerly of La Grande, died of natural causes April 20 at her home in Emmett, Idaho. A celebration of life will begin at 10 a.m. April 30 at the Abundant Life Fellowship, 207 S. Washington, in Emmett.
Wanda was born Sept. 11, 1949, to Lewis and Genevieve (Roberts) Ingram in La Grande. She attended school in Cove and graduated from La Grande High School in 1968. After graduation she worked at the public library in La Grande.
In 1973 she moved to Flagstaff, Ariz., where she met and married Keith Rickett. She moved to Emmett in 1986 and opened a dog-grooming business. She had a deep love for all animals and nature.
Survivors include her mother, Gen Madsen of Emmett; brothers and their wives, Ray and Bev Ingram of Emmett and Dee and Vickie Morris of Union; three nieces, four nephews and numerous cousins. She was preceded in death by her father and husband.
Memorials may be made to the Pet Adoption League (P.A.L.) in Emmett, Idaho.
The Observer – Obituaries for the week ending April 28, 2007 Published: April 28, 2007