William D. Wanner, 68, Ephrata, State Farm agency owner, active in community, golfer

By on March 30, 2016

William D. Wanner, 68, of 316 South View Drive, Ephrata, died March 21, 2016 at Hershey Medical Center.

Born in Ephrata, he was the son of the late William A. and Florence Rudy Wanner. He was the husband of Sandra L. Miller Wanner.

Bill graduated from Conestoga Valley High School. He also graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a dual degree in history and political science. He was a retired insurance agent who owned and managed the Wanner State Farm Insurance Agency in Lancaster. His favorite pastimes were golf, reading, Penn State sports, and going with friends to casinos. He was a member of the Lancaster Penn Square Rotary, board member and past president of the Conestoga Valley Education Foundation, and helped to establish the Conestoga Valley Community Center.

He is survived by his wife; and a sister: Janet A. Wanner of Ephrata.

He was predeceased by a son: Eric A. Wanner.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, March 30, at 2 p.m., at Furman Home for Funerals, 59 W. Main St., Leola. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute and sent to Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, University Development and Alumni Relations, 600 Centerview Drive, A120, P.O. Box 852, Hershey, PA 17033.

Online condolences may be given at FurmanFuneralHome.com. Furman Home for Funerals, Leola, was entrusted with the arrangements.

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