Wanda Mullersman, 91, of Gainesville, passed peacefully to the Lord surrounded by her family on May 11, 2021. She was born in 1929 and raised in the small town of McHenry, KY. Wanda worked as a lab technician at General Electric in Owensboro, KY, where she met her future husband, Ferd. They married and eventually settled in Gainesville, FL, where they raised their three children.
Wanda was an avid reader and learner, and devoted her life to raising her children. She encouraged a passion for education and athletics that laid the foundation for her children to be successful. She became the cheerleader and chauffeur for her childrens’ participation in swim meets across the state. She always encouraged respect and support for minorities. She will be warmly remembered for her positive attitude, sense of humor and delicious cooking. In her free time, Wanda enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, fishing and playing Bridge. The Mullersmans have been active, devoted members of the First Baptist Church of Gainesville since 1964.
Wanda was preceded in death by her parents and her brother. She is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Ferd Mullersman, three children, Jerry Mullersman (Bette), Greg Mullersman (Goti) and Janet Matthews (Chris), six grandchildren: Emily Sirkes, Sarah Mullersman, Mark Mullersman, Tony Mullersman, Tyler Matthews and Kelsey Matthews, and three great-grandchildren: Owen Sirkes, Oliver Sirkes and Mason Mullersman.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, May 15th, at the Milam Funeral Home Newberry Chapel, located at 22405 West Newberry Road, Newberry. A visitation is scheduled prior to the funeral service at 2:00 p.m at the Milam Funeral Home, Newberry.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation of the loving and caring support during the most difficult period of Wanda’s illness.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Wanda’s name to Haven Hospice https://beyourhaven.org/donate or to the First Baptist Church of Gainesville https://fbcgainesville.net/give/
Arrangements are under the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES 22405 W. Newberry Road Newberry, FL. (352) 472-5361 www.milamfh.com