Wacker, Mary Ellen --- was born 1914 at Detroit and graduated in peaceful sleep to her heavenly home December 23, 2011 at Winter Park. She was married to Kenneth E. Wacker for 60 years and was a member of the First Congregational Church of Winter Park, resident of the Mayflower, and especially enjoyed making others happy. She is survived by her son Bob and his wife Kathy of Lady Lake, granddaughter Kim and grandson Todd, brother Hal McIntosh of Winter Park and sister-in-law Jean of Winter Park, nephews Byron and David, niece Lauren, and cousins Edna Gable and Dorthey Volbrecht.
For the past 65 years Winter Park was her home. Mary Ellen loved making things more beautiful and this ranged from decorating people’s home to building loving and valued relationships those she knew. She adored her family. She had a right and true relationship with her God. She will be missed but would remind us that life goes on. Memorial gifts may be made to First Congregational Church in lieu of flowers, in Mary Ellen’s memory. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, December 28, at 11:00AM at First Congregational Church on Interlachen Ave in Winter Park. The Rev Bryan Fulwider will officiate. She will be laid to rest beside her husband in the church’s Memory Garden.