Wanda Rae Cerda

November 28, 1940 - November 1, 2021

Our Family suffered a great loss on Monday, November 1, 2021. Wanda Rae Cerda born in Welsh, Louisiana, residence of Rockport, TX gained her wings and went to be with our Heavenly Father in her final resting place. Wanda was a very caring mother and loved her children, grandchildren and all her family dearly. Wanda has touched the lives of so many with her unconditional love, generosity and kindness. She loved to cook, always was happy to prepare a hot delicious meal for her family, neighbors and friends. She has left some beautiful memories and she will be forever missed.

Wanda is survived by daughters: Mona Christiansen and son in law Brett Christiansen, Tammie Matthews Challie and son in law Steve Challie; sons: Farron Mayhugh and daughter in law, Angela Mayhugh, Keith Mayhugh and daughter in law Kim Mayhugh, Charles Mayhugh, Kent Mayhugh and daughter in law Laurie Mayhugh, Cecil Matthews and daughter in law Janel Matthews; her siblings, Esther 'Tomi' Fontenot, Charles Manuel, Clayton Manuel; grandchildren: Kenneth Smith, Cecilia McKinnon, Brandon Matthews, Fallynn Dressel, Valerie Mayhugh, Gabriella Mayhugh, Michael Mayhugh, Erica Pianka; great grandchildren: Laylin Smith, Bethany Dressel, Samantha Matthews, Sophia Matthews, Leo Bloom, Jacob Mayhugh, Kayla Mayhugh, and numerous nieces and nephews, each and everyone held a special place in her heart.

Wanda is preceded in death by her father, Eiton Manuel; mother, Hazel Manuel; husband, Reyes Cerda; and grandchild, Joshua Manuel.

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