Wanda had worked at Excelon Plastic in the 60's. Along with her husband they owned and operated the Gerbers Supermarket and the Chick-A-Deli Market. She was a longtime member of Calvary Temple Assembly of God in Evansville and attended Harvestime Temple in Mt. Vernon.
Of the 564 students attending Hamilton County Junior/Senior High School in 2018, 45.5 percent scored proficient in English Language Arts and 28.7 percent were proficient in math, according to a report recently released by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).