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Wanda "Willie" Mariann Anaya
October 21, 1950 ~ September 20, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old
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Wanda Mariann Anaya, known affectionately to her loved ones as "Willie", passed away peacefully on September 20, 2023, in Hemet, California. Born on October 21, 1950, in Oceanside, California, Willie lived a life full of love, adventure, and joy, touching the lives of many with her friendly and loving nature.
Willie was the beloved daughter of Delia Anaya and a cherished sister to Wendy Silva, Allan Anaya, and Greg Anaya. She was a devoted mother to her children, Reine Loya, Melissa Loya, and Richard Loya. She was also the proud grandmother of ten grandchildren and the great-grandmother of eight great-grandchildren. Willie's family was the center of her world, and she poured all her love and energy into nurturing and providing for them.
Willie's professional life was marked by her commitment to service, a trait she displayed in her long-standing career as a customer service representative with Verizon. For 15 years, she served the company with dedication and a strong work ethic, earning the respect and admiration of her colleagues. Her friendly nature and ability to connect with people made her a beloved figure in her workplace.
Outside of work, Willie was an adventurous spirit who loved exploring the world around her. She had a penchant for camping and going on cruises, activities that allowed her to immerse herself in nature and experience new cultures. Her sense of adventure was matched only by her love for oldies music and dancing, passions that brought her immense joy and kept her youthful spirit alive.
Willie was a social butterfly who loved spending time with family and friends. Her home was often filled with laughter and music, a testament to her warm and welcoming nature. She had a knack for making everyone feel loved and valued, and her gatherings were always a highlight for those who were fortunate enough to attend.
As we remember Willie, we celebrate a life well-lived. She was a loving mother, a dedicated professional, and a friend to many. Her adventurous spirit, friendly nature, and love for life will forever be remembered by those who knew her. Wanda's legacy will continue to live on in the hearts of her family and friends, a testament to the profound impact she had on those around her.
Wanda “Willie” Mariann Anaya's life was a testament to the power of love, friendship, and adventure. She leaves behind a legacy of love and warmth that will continue to inspire and guide all those who were privileged to know her. While she will be deeply missed, her spirit will live on in the countless lives she touched.
Celebration of Life Gathering
Saturday September 30, 2023 10:00 AM Evans Brown Mortuary -Sun City 27010 Encanto Dr Sun City, CA 92585
Saturday September 30, 2023 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Evans Brown Mortuary -Sun City 27010 Encanto Dr Sun City, CA 92585