Wanda Marie Ocrey worked at University Hospital for more than 30 years

Thursday, September 4, 2014 | 7:55 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — After more than 30 years working at University Hospital, Wanda Marie Ocrey spent her retirement with her family.

Wanda Marie Ocrey of Columbia died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at Boone Hospital Center.  She was 83.

Mrs. Ocrey was born June 27, 1931. She was employed at MU Health Care for more than 30 years in the Bacteriology Department. Since her retirement in 1998, she enjoyed spending time with her family, friends and playing on her computer.

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

Her sister, Jean Phillippe, died earlier.

Visitation will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W.  Service will follow at 3 p.m. at the same location. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery at the same location.

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