Mary Ellen Danko, age 66, of Linneus, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at her home.
A funeral service will be Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Linneus with Pastor Sue Lambert officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Linneus. Visitation will begin 1 p.m. Tuesday at Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home in Brookfield, and the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m.
Memorials to Linneus United Methodist Church may be left at or mailed to Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home, PO Box 496, Brookfield, MO 64628.
Mary Ellen, daughter of George and Iris (Blanchard) Ham II, was born Oct. 30, 1946, in Hudson, N.Y. On May 23, 1970, she married John Danko.
Mary Ellen was a Master Printer and had worked for Walsworth Publishing Company as a graphic artist.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Linneus and was President of the United Methodist Women.
Survivors include her husband, John of the home; two daughters, Suzanne Jungles and fiancé, Tony Truit and his daughter, Paige, all of Linneus, and Iris Anne Ferguson and husband, Tony of Chillicothe; five grandsons, Marc Jungles of Nevada, Matthew Jungles, of Linneus, Bradley Ferguson and Brett Ferguson, both of Chillicothe, and Colin Ferguson of Trenton; one brother, Ralph Ham III and wife, Mary of Linneus; one sister, Janet Anne Ham-Depalma of Green City; and nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Her parents and one son-in-law, Nick Jungles, preceded her in death.