Mary Lou (Zumbrun) Wolf

August 31, 1933 ~ October 8, 2021 (age 88) 88 Years Old


Mary Lou Wolf, 88, of Peru passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021 at Blair Ridge Healthcare Center.

Born on August 31, 1933 in Wolf Lake, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Oras and Jessie (Smith) Zumbrun.

She was a 1952 graduate of Wolf Lake High School.

Mary Lou was a former Lab Tech at Dukes Memorial Hospital and that is where she met the love of her life, Kelton V. Wolf.  They were married on January 26, 1962.  He preceded her in death on July 31, 1993.

She was a member of Peru Church of the Brethren and also Blue River Church of the Brethren in Wolf Lake.

Mary Lou enjoyed reading, music, Nascar, collecting Blue Onion pottery, singing and most of all spending time with family.  She also was a huge fan of Jim Reeves & even met him at a concert in Cleveland, OH while attending college.

Survivors include her children, Jo Ellen Harden of New Haven, Kelly Wolf (Kaye) of North Manchester, Matthew Wolf (Connie) of Peru and Kathryn Kreighbaum (Jeffrey) of Logansport and step-daughter Susan Green (Jerry) of Peru; brothers, Thomas Zumbrun (Almeda) of Millersburg, IN, Jim Zumbrun (Sherrill) of Albion, IN, sister in law, Miriam Zumbrun of Huntington, IN; grandchildren, Dawn Schuller, Tracy Clarner, Amanda Wolf, Joshua Wolf, Jessica Albin, and Jennifer Kreighbaum.  She is also survived by 7 great grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.

She was also preceded in death by brother, John Zumbrun, son in law, Dale Harden and great-granddaughter, Rose Schuller.

Services will be at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at Riverview Funeral Home, 421 W. Canal St., Peru.

Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service.

Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Peru.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.

Mary Lou’s online guestbook is available and condolences can be shared with the family at

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October 12, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Riverview Funeral Home
421 West Canal Street
Peru, IN 46970

Funeral Service
October 12, 2021

1:00 PM
Riverview Funeral Home
421 West Canal Street
Peru, IN 46970


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