Wanda L. Henrichs


(Jan. 26, 2008)

Funeral services will be Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Deaver Town Hall at 10 a.m. for Wanda L. Henrichs, 61, who died early Tuesday, Jan. 22 at her home in Deaver.

Pastor Roger Slack will officiate at services. Burial will be in the Deaver Cemetery.

Her 13-year battle with cancer was an inspiration to everyone who knew her.

Wanda was born April 20, 1946, at Lovell, daughter of Edwin Beall and Rose Dukehart.  She was educated in the Deaver-Frannie schools.

She married Darrell L. Henrichs on Dec. 29, 1970, at Lander. Deaver was her home for virtually all of her life, though she and Darrell spent recent summers at the Big Horn Basin Boat Club west of Cody.

Wanda loved being a waitress. She operated the Trailways Cafe at Deaver from 1986-1995 and later worked at the Skyline Cafe in Powell and took great pride in being a great waitress.

She was also a homemaker, school custodian and school cook. She was an avid collector of glassware. She loved to travel with her husband of 37 years and to spend time with her grandchildren.

Wanda was a member of the Garland Church of God, the Big Horn Basin Boat Club of Cody and the Good Sam’s Club.

Survivors include her husband, Darrell L. Henrichs of Deaver; sons and daughters-in-law, Shawn R. Henrichs of Tom’s River, N.J., Darren J. Henrichs (Angela) of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Chris Pendergraft (Jill) of Riverton; daughter, Kim M. Henrichs of Stanfordville, N.Y.; brothers, Robert (Kay) Beall of Cody and Larry (Debbie) Beall of Deaver; sister, Beverly Beall of Edgerton, Wyo,; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Pallbearers at the funeral will be Gary James, Floyd Derry, Denis Brothers, Charles Fletcher, Larry Ostermiller and Charlie Chelberg. Honorary pallbearer is Frazier Moore of Greeley, Colo.

Thompson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.