Mary Louise "Polly" Wankum, 83, of Lohman, passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at the California Care Center.
She was born March 31, 1935, in Akron, Ohio, the daughter of the late Willie M. Clouse.
She was united in marriage on December 6, 1965, in Carlsbad, New Mexico to Gerald Joseph "Gary" Wankum who survives at the home.
Polly was a loving homemaker. She was a member of St. Martin Catholic Church. Polly enjoyed reading, working on puzzles, playing board games, and when out in public socializing with anyone.
Survivors include her husband, Gary Wankum, Lohman; Rachel (Donald) Yealy, Pittsburgh, PA; Rebecca (William) Lucas, Dallas, Oregon; and two grandchildren, Dylan and Ethan Yealy.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Bonnie Grimes.
Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Saturday, August 11, 2018, at St. Martin Catholic Church in St Martins.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday, August 11, 2018, at St. Martin Catholic Church.
Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum in Jefferson City.
Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association, 2400 Bluff Creek Dr., Columbia, MO 65201.
Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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