She was born on May 26, 1948, in Wichita to Jesse L. and Lois F. (Eckhardt) Rose. She grew up in Wichita, where she attended schools.
On Dec. 23, 1966, she married Leonard G. Wolke in Wichita, where they lived until moving to Parsons in 1981. Through the years, she worked at Cessna in Wichita, in the accounting department at Parsons Motors for 21 years and as an insurance agent at Exchange Insurance in St. Paul until retiring.
She attended Our Father’s Vineyard in Parsons. She enjoyed crocheting, counted cross-stitch, reading and working crossword puzzles. She delighted in spending time with her adored grandson, Hunter, and attending his activities.
Survivors include a son, Leonard G. Wolke Jr. and his wife, Yalanda, of Galesburg; a daughter, Tina Wolke of the home, rural Parsons; a grandson, Hunter Wolke; and a sister, Patricia Armitage of Parsons.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard G. Wolke Sr., on Sept. 25, 2008.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons. Private burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Dennis.
Memorials are suggested to an education fund for her grandson and may be left at or mailed to Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 374, Parsons, 67357.
Online condolences may be left at www.forbeshoffman.com.