Wawana (Wake) Brooks, age 87 of Wartburg went home to be with the Lord on November 28, 2019. She was born on August 11, 1932.
Wake is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Brooks; son, Robert Wayne Brooks; parents, Denver and Zalma Cooley; brother, James Cooley; sister, Guylen Peace.
She is survived by her sister, Jeanette Howard; nieces, Lisa Curtis and Diane Hurst and Joy Plaster; nephew, Darrell Peace; granddaughter, Nicole Ford; great niece, Alicia Williams; great nephew, Brandon Bunch and a host of great great nieces and nephews.
Wake was an active member of the Women’s Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. She enjoyed living on the farm with her sister and was an avid bird watcher.
A special thanks to the Life Care Center of Morgan County for the love and excellent care that was given to Wake.
The family will receive friends on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg from 5:00-7:00 p.m. with the funeral to follow at 7:00 p.m. with Bro. Zach Moore officiating. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Morgan Memorial Gardens in Wartburg.
Schubert Funeral Home is in charge and is honored to serve the family of Wawana Brooks.