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Wanda L. Crum

Wanda L. Crum age 79, of Caldwell, Ohio passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020 at her home. She was born December 11, 1940 in Bonn, Ohio a daughter of the late Ora and Marie Bumgardner Buchanan.

She enjoyed shopping, good food, and watching all types of sports. Most of all she loved family gatherings.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Ronald W. Crum whom she married January 6, 1962 and who passed August 28, 1995; siblings Pauline Boyce, Evelyn Medbury, Lucille Sterns, Dale Buchanan, and Donnie Buchanan.

Those left to cherish her memory are two sons Steve (Janie) Crum and Darrell (Susan) Crum all of Caldwell; grandchildren Stephanie (Keith) Evener, Shawna (Rob) Lowry, Samantha (Tyler) McElfresh, Shane Crum, Shaeleigh (Tyler) Sprigg, Cody Crum, Justin (Mallory) Ginn, Quentin (Angela) Ginn, and Cali (Mike) Nickell; great-grandchildren Preston, Braeden, & Rhett Evener, Case Lowry, Chesni McElfresh, Evan Sprigg, Kyle, Jace, Macie, Jazzy, Brentley, and Oakley Ginn, Julien, Parker, Lincoln, & Elliott Nickell; sister-in-law Bonnie (Jim) Arnold of Caldwell. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and friends.

The family will observe private services at Chandler Funeral Home, 609 West Street, Caldwell, OH 43724. Burial will be held in Olive Cemetery in Caldwell with Pastor John Powell officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed in Wanda’s Honor to the Marietta Home Health & Hospice, 27855 State Route 7, Marietta, OH 45750. Please join us in remembering Wanda by visiting her memorial at


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