Wanda Alton, 79, of Glenns Ferry, passed away on Jan. 1, 2013, at a Glenns Ferry care center. No formal services will be held. Cremation is under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home.
Wanda was born on Feb. 5, 1933, in Checotah, Okla., the daughter of Albert Roy Whitaker and Mildred Bole. She married Kelly Alton in 1953. They were originally from Malibu, Calif., where they raised their five children, Kelly, Kim, Kris, Kendall and Kip. They have spent the last 25 years in Idaho.
Wanda is survived by her husband of 59 years, Kelly Alton of Glenns Ferry, her children Kelly Alton of Twin Falls, Kim Flanders of California, Kris Alton of Gooding, Kendall Howard of California, and Kip Assendrup of Glenns Ferry, her sister Billie Desrocher of California and bunches of grand and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.