Christina "Chrissy" Yanda, 40, of Toledo passed away Monday, May 12, 2014, at her home. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, May 16, at 10:30 a.m. at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama with Rev. Dewey Grimes officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Tama. Visitation will be held Friday, May 16, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home.
Christina was born on August 19, 1973, in Marshalltown, the daughter of Rick Yanda and Sabrina Wignall. She had previously worked at Casey's General Store in Tama and the Meskwaki Trading Post. Christina loved her three children and animals of all types and sizes. She had a kind heart and was very generous, having many friends and was a people person.
Survivors include her three children, Justus Ward, Viola Wrase-Lasley and Victor Wrase-Lasley all of Toledo; her mother, Sabrina (Reid) Caudill of Shell Rock; her father, Rick Yanda of Tama; one brother, Jeff Yanda of Toledo; her grandparents, Nellie Morehead of Toledo, Kathy Yanda of Toledo, Caroline Wignall of Marshalltown, Howard and Shirley Haigh of Manchester and; step-sisters, Cristina Caudill of Waterloo, Michelle (Goran) Lazic of Peniscola, FL and Jeanette Jones of Hazelton, TX.
Christina 'Chrissy' Yanda
Preceding her in death were her grandparents, Harlan Wignall, William Morehead and Jerry Yanda.
Memorials may be directed to the family.