Wanda Marie Ocrey of Columbia dies at 83

Thursday, September 4, 2014 | 1:59 p.m. CDT

Wanda Marie Ocrey, 83, passed away September 3, 2014, at Boone County Hospital.

Funeral Services will be Friday, September 5 at 3:00 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home in Columbia, with visitation from 2:00 p.m. until time of service. Burial to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery at the same location.

She was employed at the University Hospital for over 30 years in the Bacteriology Department and retired in 1998. Since retiring she enjoyed spending time with her family, friends and playing on her computer. To all who knew her, Wanda was a joy to be around and brought happiness, love and a wonderful smile to all she touched. She will be missed by many.

Wanda is survived by her husband of 38 years, John Ocrey; her children, Don McCart, Donna McCart, Dan McCart and stepdaughter, Valerie Ocrey; seven grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Thelma Noble; and one sister, Jean Phillippe.

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