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Wanda Darlene Durbin

September 12, 1934 ~ October 1, 2017 (age 83)
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Wanda Darlene Durbin

Wanda Durbin, 83, passed away on October 1, 2017 at Overland Court Senior Living. She was born on September 12, 1934 in Phillips County Kansas to Ray and Fern Billings.  She was married on January 21, 1951 to her sweetheart, Junior Lee Durbin.  Their love continued for more than 65 years. They made their home in Boise for over 50 years.  Lee retired in 1980 after 30 years of working for Mountain Bell Telephone Company.   Wanda never retired from being a loving wife and mother.   She and Lee filled his retirement time between installing telephone lines and helping others from their church. Wanda is preceded in death by Lee (November 2016), her parents, a brother, Delmar, and a sister, Arvilla.  Wanda is survived by her brother Billie (Judy) and sons Jerry (Linda), Jack (Gerri), and Bruce; there are 8 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. A Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Bowman Funeral Parlor, Garden City, Idaho. Celebration Services will be held on Monday, October 9, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Boise New Hope Church of the Nazarene, Boise, Idaho. To leave condolences please visit

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