Nadine M. Wait, 95, Benton, died on Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Nadine Mae Wait, 95 of Benton, died on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Victoria Falls in Andover.

The family will receive friends and relatives from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 14, at Carlson Funeral Home, El Dorado. A celebration of her life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Benton Cemetery.

She was born on July 26, 1918 in Milton, Kan., the daughter of France and Florence (Cox) O’Donnell. She graduated from Benton High School and Butler Junior College. On Sept. 4, 1941, she married Leland E. Wait in Newton. He preceded her in death on June 28, 1994. Nadine was a homemaker and raised turkeys and was a WSU Shocker Fan.

Those she leaves include: a son and his wife, Ed and Nancy Wait; daughter and husband, Patricia and Dick Dalton; grandchildren, Rich, Cliff, Jenna and Jake, Mark and Dani and Staci; great-grandchildren, Chase and Jack; brother, Keith O’Donnell and his wife Mary; sister-in-law, Sylvia O’Donnell; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Leland, a brother and sister, and daughter, Nancy Lee.

Memorials to her memory for Alzheimer’s Association or AseraCare Hospice may be left with Carlson Funeral Home, El Dorado. Condolences to the family can be sent to