Life Story / Obituary
On Wednesday April 19th Raymond Wesley Wise Sr. went home to be with his family. He was born in
Wakeshma township (Fulton) Michigan on July 16th, 1928 to Olley Wise and Jennie Mellor. He went on
to serve in the US Army from 1953- 1955 as an MP in Germany. He came home to work for several
farmers in the area. He then started working at Simpson Lee Paper Mill in Vicksburg Mi. He met
Catheraine I Ruppert in Schoolcarft, Michigan. They were married on January 17th 1959 they made their
home in Moorepark and went on to have 5 sons. Raymond had a strong passion for gardening.
He is survived by his wife Catheraine, sons Raymond Jr (Kathy), Thomas (Lorene), Billy Jo (Leslie),
James and Richard. His grandchildren Patrick Wise, Elwin Wise (Megan), Lori Ann Rowell (James) Jaimi
Brooks (TJ), Zack Wise and Billie Jo Davenport. Great grandchildren Mylee, Jaxon, Jonny & Luna
Wise, Cole & Declan Rowell, Alexus Higgins & Carwyn Brooks, and Jayden Davenport. As well as several
nieces and nephews.
He was procced in death by his parents Olley and Jennie Wise, Sisters: Mable, Ethel, Arlene, & Alice.
Brother Olley Jr.
The family will hold a memorial service at a later date to be announced. If you wish to leave a donation
please make all donation to the American Red Cross.
The family is being assisted by the Life Story Funeral Home, 409 S. Main, Vicksburg (269-649-1697).