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home : obituaries : obituaries February 6, 2016

2/6/2013 8:00:00 AM
Mary E. Wise
July 25, 1922 - Feb. 5, 2013

Mary Ellen Wise, 90, of Mason Healthcare and Rehab Center, Warsaw, and formerly of Burket, passed away at 3:26 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 at Mason Healthcare and Rehab Center, Warsaw.

She was born July 25, 1922, in Miami County to parents Richard M. and Gertrude (Sunday) Gray. On May 29, 1942, she married Arthur C. Wise in Warsaw. He preceded her in death Nov. 6, 1981.

Mary was a homemaker. She graduated from Akron High School. She attended the Burket United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Burket Fireman Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary of Mentone.

Survivors include one daughter, Colleen Wise, Warsaw; one son, Garry and wife Sandy Wise, Mentone; one sister, Lois and husband Allen Woolley, Akron; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Jarry and Larry Wise; one granddaughter; two sisters, Cora Katherine Benner and Vivian Spence; six brothers, Richard O., Clifford, John W., Robert, Wm. Edward and Garland "Bud" Gray.

Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Akron Cemetery, Akron, with Pastor Terry Canfield officiating.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Services are entrusted to Hartzler Funeral Services, with King Memorial Home, Mentone, serving the family.

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Posted: Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Article comment by: roxanne wortley

Mary was a very special lady. I enjoyed our many visits while I did her hair for many years. We express our deepest sympathy to all of the family and pray that God will grant you strength and comfort during this difficult time. Sincerest Sympathy, Roxanne and Scott Wortley.

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