Raymond Wise, Sr.

July 16, 1928 - April 19, 2017
Three Rivers, MI



Saturday, May 6, 2017
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
American Legion Post #170
59990 South Main Street
Three Rivers, MI 49093


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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 gathering on Saturday, May 6th from 2 to 4pm, at the American Legion Post# 170, 59990 South Main Street, Three Rivers, MI. 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).