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In Memory of

Wanda L. Higgins

February 12, 1935 - April 1, 2015

Obituary


Wanda L. Higgins, 80, of Lee's Summit, MO, passed away April 1, 2015 in Mesa, AZ. Wanda was born on February 12, 1935 in Bayard, KS, the daughter of Jesse and Irma (Shoemaker) Riggs.

Wanda married Ervin W. Higgins on August 7, 1953. Wanda and Erv shared 61 wonderful years together. Wanda's life revolved around her family, and she devoted herself to her husband, children, and grandchildren.

Wanda is survived by her loving husband, Ervin W. Higgins; daughters, Terri Sievers (husband, John) and Tracy Halphin (husband, Rob); son, Steve Higgins (wife, Melissa);...

Wanda L. Higgins, 80, of Lee's Summit, MO, passed away April 1, 2015 in Mesa, AZ. Wanda was born on February 12, 1935 in Bayard, KS, the daughter of Jesse and Irma (Shoemaker) Riggs.

Wanda married Ervin W. Higgins on August 7, 1953. Wanda and Erv shared 61 wonderful years together. Wanda's life revolved around her family, and she devoted herself to her husband, children, and grandchildren.

Wanda is survived by her loving husband, Ervin W. Higgins; daughters, Terri Sievers (husband, John) and Tracy Halphin (husband, Rob); son, Steve Higgins (wife, Melissa); grandchildren, Meagan Halphin and Jordan Sievers; sister, Norma Cowan (husband, Bill); and sister-in-law, Janet Riggs. She is preceded in death by her parents, Jesse and Irma Riggs and brothers, Gerald "Shorty" Riggs and Harold "Bud" Riggs.

Services for Wanda will be held at Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW 3rd St, Lee's Summit, MO, on Wednesday, April 8. Visitation will begin at 10:00 am followed by services at 11:00 am. Burial will be at Centerville Cemetery in Devon, KS, at 4:30 pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Wanda's name to the National MS Society at nationalmssociety.org.

Arrangements entrusted to Mariposa Gardens Memorial Park and Funeral Care and Langsford Funeral Home. Please visit www.MariposaGardens.com or www.Langsfordfuneralhome.com to leave a tribute to Wanda.