MaryAnn Wundrack, age 88, passed away on March 25, 2020 in her home surrounded by her family in Ashland, Missouri.
She was born in Rolla, Missouri on November 22, 1931 to Dr. Aaron J. and Annabelle John Miles. One of her favorite memories from her childhood was her dad teaching her how to fly and earning her pilot’s license. In June 1951, MaryAnn married the love of her life William (Bill) Albert Wundrack. Together they raised four children William J. (Cindy) Wundrack, Ann M. Green, Bruce (Ruth) M. Wundrack and Cynthia D. (Robert) Fauser. MaryAnn and Bill were married for 54 years; during their years together they enjoyed sharing their favorite activities with their children and grandchildren including ski trips, sailing and traveling the world. One of their favorite memories together was the two years they spent living in El Salvador where MaryAnn became fluent in Spanish.
MaryAnn attended Stephens College where she graduated with honors in Fashion and Textiles. She had a true passion for sewing and prided herself with making dresses and clothing for her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Throughout her career as a seamstress, MaryAnn smocked dresses and made wedding gowns for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was also very active in her beloved Kirkwood Baptist Church for over 50 years where she served as a Deacon.
MaryAnn is survived by her four children William J. (Cindy) Wundrack, Ann M. Green, Bruce M. (Ruth) Wundrack, Cynthia D. (Robert) Fauser, eight grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Bill Wundrack, John Bruce Miles (brother) and Ruth Miles (sister).
A service will be held at Broadway Baptist Church, 15570 MO Highway 68, St. James, Missouri on Saturday, April 4th at 1:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers family is requesting donations be made to Kirkwood Baptist Church.
“Weather-wise, it’s such a lovely day
Just say the words and we’ll beat the birds
Down to Acapulco Bay
It is perfect for a flying honeymoon, they say
Come fly with me, let’s fly, let’s fly away”
- Frank Sinatra, Come Fly With Me
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