August 7, 1924 ~ May 28, 2010
Twitchell, Wanda Jean, a 45 year resident of the South Bay, passed away on Friday, May 28, 2010 in Torrance. Born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Wanda was 85 when she died.
Wanda was a friend of Bill W. since 1979 and spent the last 30 years helping others achieve and maintain their sobriety. She was also active in the United Methodist Women's group working at countless rummage sales over the years. In addition she was an avid sport fans and enjoyed watching ice hockey, soccer and basketball. Wanda also loved animals and over her lifetime she provided a home to number of stray cats.
Wanda is survived by her daughter, Pamela (Michael) Lawrence of Tustin, CA; daughter, Christine (Michael) Klein of Torrance, CA; sister, Mildred (Bud) Demey of Webster Groves, MO; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Willie Eckl and her husband of 49 years, Joseph.
A gathering of family & friends will be held at Rice Mortuary in Torrance on Friday June 11, 2010 from 4 to 8pm. The Service will be held at Lutheran Church Of The Good Shepherd in Torrance on Saturday June 12 at 1pm. Burial will follow at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to AA, the American Cancer Society or the Humane Society.
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