Wanda Mae Chapman was born on September 11,1933 in Pawnee, Oklahoma to Henry and Lonie Tatum Chapman. She passed away on February 13, 2017, at Southern Oaks Nursing Home in Pawnee, Oklahoma where she had been a resident for a short time.Wanda grew up on the Chapman home place west of Pawnee and attended Pawnee Indian School. She had many close country relatives and friends of which they all passed the time together with the simple way of life. They rode horses, swam in the pond and also had to help with the work. In her late teen's she met and married Steve Daniels and out of this union a daughter, Stephanie was born. The marriage later ended in divorce and Wanda moved to Oklahoma City where Wanda worked for a while as a dietitian at a small hospital and then moved to Altus, Oklahoma working in the home health care profession. In 1990, Wanda moved back to Pawnee and had a home built on her property in Yale, Oklahoma and has resided there since.Wanda was a caring and loving person but did have a feisty side once in a while. She was a strong woman but softhearted. She loved animals especially her dogs which she longed to go and see before her passing. She will be missed by many relatives and friends.She is survived by her companion of 40 years, Raymond Hill who has diligently cared for Wanda during these last few years that her health declined. His dedication is very much appreciated by the Chapman family. She is also survived by a daughter, Stephanie Tignor of Fairfax, OK, two grandsons, Daniel and wife Melissa and children Hailey, J.D. and Stephen Clay of Oxford, N. C. and Stephen and wife Cindy and children Emma, Tylie, and Madison of Fairfax, OK; one brother Charles Chapman of Pawnee, OK, three sisters, Millie Chapman and Linda Jestes of Pawnee, OK and Alice Wood of Stillwater and a host of relatives and friends.