Mary Ellen Danko, 66, Linneus, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at her home.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Linneus United Methodist Church, Linneus, with Rev. Sue Lambert officiating. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home, Brookfield, with the family receiving friends from 6 until 8 that evening. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Linneus.
Memorials to Linneus United Methodist Church may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, PO Box 496, Brookfield, Mo. 64628.
Mary Ellen was born October 30, 1946, in Hudson, N.Y., daughter of George and Iris (Blanchard) Ham II. 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 Linneus United Methodist Church, 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 and Tony Ferguson, Chillicothe; five grandsons, Marc Jungles, Nevada, Matthew Jungles, Linneus, Bradley Ferguson and Brett Ferguson, both of Chillicothe, and Colin Ferguson, Trenton; one brother and sister-in-law, Ralph III and Mary Ham, Linneus; one sister, Janet Anne Ham-Depalma, Green City; and nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by parents and one son-in-law, Nick Jungles.