Wanda Williams Gaz, beloved wife, devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother was called home to her Father in Heaven on February 1, 2023. She was born on April 27, 1920 in Morgan, Utah to Edgar Milton Williams and Udella Killpack Williams.
She was raised in Morgan and Price, Utah. She graduated early from Carlson High School in 1937 and continued her education at Brigham Young University where she received her bachelor’s degree in education.
In 1942 she married the love of her life, John A. Gaz, they were later sealed in the Ogden temple. While raising her children she pursued her teaching career in the Ogden city schools teaching second through fourth grades and later as a media specialist. She was an active, lifelong teacher for over 30 years, touching many lives and providing and eternal influence that can never be erased.
She was a faithful and active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served in many callings in Relief Society, MIA, Compassionate Services and never remembers being without a church job. She enjoyed membership in the Aglaia Club, Book Club, Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, and the Weber County Legislative Council.
She enjoyed swimming, playing the piano, traveling, spending time with her family, and just being alive and active. She was able to travel to France, Germany, England, Italy, China and the Middle East.
Wanda is survived by her two sons, John E. Gaz and Randall D. Gaz, seven grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, two sisters and her husband.
Saying goodbye to a loved individual is never easy, but Wanda was so vibrant and vivid that she will remain in our hearts and minds for our lifetime. We deeply mourn her loss, but we are grateful that her spirit is finally free.
Wanda’s family wishes to thank all of these who loved and cared for her at the Legacy House Assisted Living Center who were so patient, serving and kind. A special thanks is also provided to the tender care provided by those at Inspiration Home Health and Hospice.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 10, 2023 at 11 a.m. at Lindquist’s Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd. Friends may visit with family on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the mortuary. Interment, Lindquist’s Washington Heights Memorial Park, 4500 Washington Blvd.