January 29, 2015
Mary A. Wingrave, 81, of McPherson, Kansas, passed away at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, January 29th, 2015, while in the company of family members, at Cedars House, McPherson, Kansas. Mary Ann Wingrave, a daughter of Paul and Olive (Locke) Roever, was born on February 6, 1933, in Marysville, Kansas. She was one of six children born to this union, three girls and three boys, Mary, Betty, Janet, Paul, Robert and Glen. The family were Lutheran and Mary was baptized into her families church as a child. Through the years, Mary attended school in Home, Kansas. On February 14, 1954, Mary A. Roever was united in marriage to Melvin J. Meyer at Marysville, Kansas where they made their first home. This union was blessed with the birth of eight children; Mitzie, Michael, Melinda, Mark, Matthew, Monica, Martin, and Marshall. Mary worked her whole life in the home as a homemaker, she took great pride in providing for her family in this manner. The family was deeply saddened by the death of their beloved husband and father Melvin on June 14, 1973. On September 20, 1984, Mary was united in marriage to William Wingrave at Hutchinson, Kansas. He was called home on May 16, 2004. Mary was a Christian, loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and a dear friend to many. Her gentle smile and wise counsel will be missed by those who knew and loved her. Mary loved her family very much and always wanted the best for them, she took great pride in all her children’s accomplishments through the years, she was especially fond of her grand, great-grand, and even her great-great-grandchildren. She always enjoyed the times that she could spend with them and tried to spoil them every opportunity she got. Mary loved bingo, at least the times she won anyways, she also enjoyed rooting for the KU Basketball team, reading, watching her favorite T.V. shows and visiting with family and friends. Mary Ann Wingrave, 81, of McPherson, Kansas, passed away at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, January 29th, 2015, while in the company of family members, at Cedars House, McPherson, Kansas. Mary was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands Melvin Meyer and William Wingrave; Son Matthew Meyer; Sister Betty Pretre; Brothers Robert and Glen Roever; Granddaughter Shanna Gaede; and a Great-Grandson Jason Bell. Surviving members of the family include her children; Mitzie (Gene) Gaede, of Sparta, WI, Michael (Verna) Meyer, of Canton, KS, Melinda (Stan) Taber, of Fort Worth, TX, Mark Meyer, of Wichita, KS, Monica (Brian) Yost, of McPherson, KS, Martin Meyer, of Hays, KS, Marshall (Lisa) Meyer, of Lyons, KS; her grandchildren Chanel, Teresa, Stan, Jennifer, Richie, Ashley, Brandon, Natasha, Nick, and Nicole; her great grandchildren Alexandria, Taylor, Jordan, Jessica, Julie, Jordan, Kylan, Aubriana, Emerson, Gabriel, and Chloe; her great-great grandchildren Addyson and Chase; her siblings Paul Roever, of Colorado Springs, CO, and Janet Smart, of Beattie, KS; several nieces and nephews, other relatives, and a host of friends. Friends are invited to call on Monday, February 2, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. until service time at Glidden-Ediger Chapel. The funeral service will be held at Glidden - Ediger Chapel, McPherson, Kansas, at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 2nd, 2015 with Pastor Lynn Scott officiating. Special music, “Amazing Grace,” “How Great Thou Art” and “In The Garden” will be played. The final resting place will be Canton Township Cemetery, Canton, Kansas.Family request donations to Hospice of Reno County or The Cedars, and they can be sent in care of Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home, 222 W. Euclid St., McPherson, KS 67460.
Mary A. Wingrave, 81, of McPherson, Kansas, passed away at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, January 29th, 2015, while in the company of family members, at Cedars House, McPherson, Kansas. Mary Ann Wingrave, a daughter of Paul and Olive (Locke) Roever, was... View Obituary & Service Information
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