NAME: Davis, Aurora (m. Vernon Wayman)
OBIT: 20 Jul 1994 Wenatchee World, Wenatchee, Washington
Aurora Wayman, 87, of Wenatchee, died Tuesday, July 19, 1994, in Parkside Rehab and Care Center.
She was born July 8, 1907, to Jacob J. and Mary Etta (Riley) Davis at Plankinton, S.D. She lived in South Dakota during her early years, moving to Iowa in 1920. She graduated from Manson High School in Manson, Iowa, in 1925. She started teaching in a rural school in Calhoun County, Iowa that fall, and taught there for five years.
She married Vernon Wayman on May 22, 1929, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. They moved to Benton County, Iowa, where they lived for four years, then moved to Elberon, Iowa, where Mrs. Wayman taught at Elberon Junior High School for eight years.
They moved to Washington in 1958, and Mrs. Wayman taught at Orondo School for 16 years and was principal there from 1964 until her retirement in 1974.
She had worked as a volunteer at Deaconess Hospital and Central Washington Hospital, and then at Parkside Rehab and Care Center. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the Washington Education Association.
She is survived by her husband, of the home; a daughter, Bonnie Jean Shanda of Port Orchard; three grandchildren, David Shanda of Olympia, Diane Laree Shanda of Spokane, and Sueanne Robbins of East Wenatchee; and six great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are by Betts Funeral Home, Wenatchee.