She got coronavirus at a funeral and died. Her family honored her with a drive-up service

A casket at a cemetery
Wanda DeSelle’s casket is brought to her gravesite in Madera, Calif.
(Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)

The stories shaping California

Get up to speed with our Essential California newsletter, sent six days a week.

You may occasionally receive promotional content from the Los Angeles Times.
Susanne Rust is an award-winning investigative reporter specializing in environmental issues. She is based in the Bay Area.
Carolyn Cole is a staff photographer for the Los Angeles Times.