Wanda K. (Rahll) Rutt, 79, of Akron, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy.
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She was born in Lancaster to the late Thomas J. and Helen (Beard) Rahll and was the wife of the late Donald K. Rutt who passed away in 2006.
She was a member of Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church.
Wanda was a registered nurse in the delivery room of Ephrata Community Hospital from 1960 to 1973, then the nurse at Lancaster Career and Technology Center in Brownstown from 1983 to 2004 and finally the director of nursing at Blue Bell Nursing Home. She was a graduate of Lancaster Catholic High School, class of 1957 and St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing, class of 1960. She enjoyed reading, playing cards and Bingo. She also enjoyed watching NASCAR and the Dallas Cowboys.
She was a member of the Ephrata Lodge B.P.O. Elks #1933, Cocalico Post #3376 VFW, Ephrata Amvets Post #136, Cloister Post #429, American Legion and Hogs and Heros.
Wanda is survived by two sons, Michael Patrick Rutt, companion of Cynthia Mellinger, Shawn Steven, husband of Leslie (Summers) Rutt, both of Ephrata; three grandchildren, Tonya Louise, wife of Chris Lane, Branden Steven, husband of Lindsey (Ferber) Rutt and Dusten Patrick Rutt and a great-grandson, Emmett Lane
A viewing will be held Tuesday, July 2, 2019 from 9:30 to 10:45 AM, at Stradling Funeral Home, 30 N. 9th Street, Akron, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM, at Our Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 320 Church Avenue, Ephrata, with the Rev. Father John J. McLoughlin, C.SS.R. as celebrant. Final Commendation and Farewell will be held in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flower, memorial contributions in Wanda's memory may be made to Hospice and Community Care, P. O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA, 17604.
Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata.