M ary was born in Centralia, Kansas on December 5, 1930, the daughter of Alphonse and Barbara (Berger) Wilhelm. She married Cletus Glissman on June 7, 1949 at St. Bede’s Catholic Church in Kelly, Kansas. Cletus preceded her in death on October 9, 2011. She was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Wetmore, Kansas. Mary spent most of her life as a resident of Wetmore, Kansas. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, and playing cards.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; her two sons, Joey Glissman and Stephon Glissman; and her daughter, Juanita Gerhardt.
Mary is survived by her three daughters, Sharon (George) Williams of Topeka, Kansas, Elaine (Gene) Harrison of Des Moines, Iowa, and Susan (Don) Hladky of St. Louis, Missouri; her son, Gregg (Mindy) Glissman of Wetmore, Kansas; and her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A Private Family Graveside will be held Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at the Wetmore Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or to the Alzheimer’s Association and sent in care of Popkess Mortuary, 823 Virginia Sabetha, Kansas 66534.