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Mary Eva Wommack

Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 11:01 pm

Mary Eva Wommack, 91, of Silex, passed away Monday March 25, 2013 at Lincoln County Nursing and Rehabilitation in Troy.  Funeral Services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday March 27, at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Millwood with Fr. Charles Tichacek officiating.  Burial was in the St. Alphonsus Cemetery in Millwood.  Visitation was held on Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Mudd-Veach Funeral Home in Silex.
Mary was born on Nov. 27, 1921 in St. Louis, the daughter of Nick and Mary (Seredji) Meleganics. She grew up in the St. Louis area moved to Silex when she met the love her life, Joseph Benton Wommack Jr., whom she married on Jan. 25, 1947 at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church.  He preceded her in death in 1959.  To this union three children were born: Robert Patrick Wommack and wife Cindy of St. Peters, Joseph Michael Wommack and wife Kim of Troy, and Kathryn Lynn Blumhorst and husband Tom of Marshall.  Also surviving are six grandchildren Julie(Rich) Reyna,Trish (Bryan) Whaley, Jeremy (Jodi) Blumhorst, Wil Blumhorst, Jill (Kurt) Kinion, Jay Wommack;  twelve great grandchildren Chloe, Noah, Owen and Ethan Blumhorst, Chloee, Kelan, Claire and Claudia Kinion, Kayla, Jonathan, and Christian Reyna, and Cameron Whaley; one sister Helen (Gene) Dwyer of Troy.
She was preceded in death by her husband; two daughters Phyllis Ann Wommack and Mary Beth Wommack Klein; one sister Anna (Robley) Casteel.
Mary’s joy was being with her children, their spouses, all of the grandchildren, their spouses and the great grandchildren; her sister and brother in law and their extended families, and her husband’s brothers and sisters and their extended families, her many friends and her church community.  She enjoyed cooking, gardening, bingo, fishing and life in general.
Serving as pallbearers were Mark Edelen, Rex Haines, Kenny Kirchoff, Pat Sullivan, David Wommack and Joe Wommack.
Memorials may be made to St. Alphonsus Catholic Church or the Millwood Knights of Columbus.