Jean Wake

Jean Wake, 80, of Willow Springs, Missouri departed this life on April 10, 2015 at her residence. She was born December 12, 1934 in Vanzant, Missouri the daughter of Elza and Ann (Strong) Gasperson.

She was united in marriage to Vaude Wake on October 12, 1949 in Vanzant, Missouri. To this union five children were born, Lowell, Lealin, Leslie, Cathy, and Sharon.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Vaude Wake; son, Lowell Wake; grandson, Darrel Beeler; sister, Barbara Atkinson; and great granddaughter, Haley Wake.

Survivors include her children, Lealin Wake and wife, Sandy, Leslie Wake and wife, Donna, Cathy Stokes and husband, Terry, and Sharon Marsh; sisters, Franny Wake and Audrey Smith; brothers, Jerry Gasperson, Gerald Gasperson, and Paul Gasperson; 15 grandchildren; 40 great grandchildren; and 8 great-great grandchildren.

Jean lived on a farm, raised cattle, had a beautiful garden, and loved to play Bingo. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren, especially during Christmas and Thanksgiving. Jean will be missed by all who knew her.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at Little Zion Church, Twin Bridges, Missouri with Pastor David Lovan officiating. Interment will be in Little Zion Cemetery, Twin Bridges, Missouri. Condolences may be expressed at

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