Wanda Seward, age 94, of Glendive, passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at the Glendive Medical Center Extended Care.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Monday, February 19, 2018 at the Silha Funeral Home in Glendive. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at the Silha Funeral Home in Glendive with Reverend Ruth McKenzie officiating. Interment will be in the Dawson Memorial Cemetery in Glendive. Silha Funeral Home of Glendive has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Wanda was born on July 21, 1923 in Anaconda, Mont. to Joseph and Florence (Crockett) Roney. As a young child she moved with her family several times before settling in Glendive. Wanda received her education in Glendive, graduating from Dawson County High School in 1942. Following high school, Wanda traveled all over the country, working and staying with relatives until she was twenty-six. While she was in Colstrip, Mont. visiting her twin sister she met Cole Seward. They were later married on December 26, 1947 in Glendive. Early in their marriage they had a small farm until Cole went to work in the oil field. The couple resided in Glendive and Wanda raised their son and took care of their home while Cole worked. Wanda resided in Glendive until the time of her passing.
Wanda enjoyed cooking, sewing, raising flowers and gardening. She liked spending time on the Yellowstone River fishing and picking agates. Wanda also braided many large rugs and loved to do most any hobby crafts. In her later years she enjoyed putting together jigsaw puzzles.
Wanda was preceded in death by her father, Joseph Roney; step-father, Orlando Larsen; mother, Florence Larsen; husband, Cole Seward; brother, David Roney; twin sister, Juanita Beeler; and one great-grandchild, Dustin Lane Weinreis.
Wanda is survived by her son, Roger (Sandy) Seward of Beach, N.D.; two granddaughters, Katrina (Shawn) Weinreis of Golva, N.D. and Terisa Webber of Beach; two great-grandchildren, Dani (Nathan) Pierce of Grand Forks, N.D. and Hunter Weinreis of the U.S. Navy in Washington State; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at: www.silhafuneralhomes.com.