Wanda Ruth (Giblin) Evans, from Cuchillo, passed away at the age of 87 on June 7, 2012, in Albuquerque, due to heart complications.
She was born July 19, 1924, to Charles and Lola Giblin, in Peoria, Ariz. Wanda graduated from Glendale High School in Glendale, Ariz., in 1942. After graduating high school, Wanda worked as a receptionist/nurse’s assistant for a local doctor. On April 9, 1943, she married Arthur H. Evans at the family ranch north of Phoenix. They lived on the family ranch (the T ranch) until Art joined the Navy and they moved to San Diego where she worked in the Coca Cola factory during World War II. After leaving San Diego, they returned to the Phoenix area and the family ranch where she continued on as a hard-working rancher’s wife and mother. On July 2, 1953, Art and Wanda moved their family to the Ladder Ranch near Hillsboro. For the next 28 years through three owners Wanda helped Art run the Ladder Ranch, manning Login to read more