May 19, 1926 – June 7, 2019
Wanda Doris Light Schnabel passed away June 7, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 19, 1926 in Ada, Oklahoma to Bill and Maudie Light.
Wanda graduated from Ada High School. She was a telephone operator for Southwestern Bell then worked for Hyde Drug while raising her family. After husband’s death moved to Flagstaff where she worked for her son.
She was a longtime member of Crestwood Baptist Church, OKC , Parkhill Baptist Church, Talequah, OK and Highland Hills Baptist Church and was very active in all of her churches. Wanda was Past Worthy Matron of the Nareme Chapter of Eastern Star and was active in Green Country Airstream Unit.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 51 1/2 years, Albert F. Schnabel, brothers, Ernest Light, Early Light and sister Stella Hyder.
Wanda is survived by her daughters Susan Prothro and husband Jerry of Sugar Land, TX, Janiece Burger and husband Steve of Oklahoma City; son Lynn Schnabel of Oklahoma City; grandchildren Tara Rocha and husband Ruben of Missouri City, TX, Brad Burger, OKC, Bo Burger and wife Jennifer of Yukon, Tim Schnabel and wife Charisse of College Station, TX; great grandchildren Kyle Schnabel, Kasiana Rocha, Jonah Rocha, Kaelin Rocha, Santiago Rocha, Keaton Warmoth, Kamdyn Burger; one niece Patty Sue Light Jones and nephew Clifton Light.
Memorials may be made in honor of Wanda to Tenkiller Baptist Assembly, Cookson, OK 74427. Please designate this is for the tabernacle renovation fund in memory of Wanda Schnabel.
Thank you to Home Health Nurses To Go, Diana Connor, LaDonna Little, Debbie Mills and Mercy Hospice for their loving care.
Visitation will be Tuesday, June 11, 2019 from 6-8 pm with the family present to receive friends. Funeral services to honor Wanda’s life will be Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 11 am at Chapel Hill Funeral Home with interment following in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
- Bill Light, Father
- Maudie Light, Mother
- Albert F. Schnabel, Husband
- Ernest Light, Brother
- Early Light, Brother
- Stella Hyder, Sister
- Susan Prothro, Daughter
- Jerry Prothro, Son-in-law
- Janiece Burger, Daughter
- Steve Burger, Son-in-law
- Lynn Schnabel, Son
- Tara Rocha, Granddaughter
- Ruben Rocha, Grandson-in-law
- Bo Burger, Grandson
- Jennifer Burger, Granddaughter-in-law
- Tim Schnabel, Grandson
- Charisse Schnabel, Granddaughter-in-law
- Kyle Schnabel, Great Grandchild
- Kasiana Rocha, Great Grandchild
- Jonah Rocha, Great Grandchild
- Kaelin Rocha, Great Grandchild
- Santiago Rocha, Great Grandchild
- Keaton Warmoth, Great Grandchild
- Kamdyn Burger, Great Grandchild
- Patty Sue Light Jones, Niece
- Clifton Light, Nephew
- Jack Brown, Pallbearer
- Bo Burger, Pallbearer
- Brad Burger, Pallbearer
- Scott Burger, Pallbearer
- Steve Burger, Pallbearer
- Jim Crawford, Pallbearer
- Terry Klaus, Honorary Pallbearer
- Johnny Brewer, Honorary Pallbearer
- Family Will Receive Friends at Visitation Tuesday, June 11, 2019
- Celebration of Life Wednesday, June 12, 2019
June 9, 2019
What great memories I have when I was a young girl of Wanda being such a good neighbor....I pray for Jan,Sue and Lynn to find comfort knowing she is a much better place now. I am sorry for your loss.