Archive for Monday, July 30, 1990


July 30, 1990


Services are pending at Warren-McElwain Mortuary for Dr. Ashton J. Wise, 92, Lawrence. Cremation is planned.

Dr. Wise died Sunday at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.

He was born June 20, 1898, in Argentine, Kan.

He was a physician who retired from his practice in Junction City in 1964, when he moved to Lawrence. Dr. Wise also practiced medicine in Topeka, Waverly and Milford, all in Kansas.

Dr. Wise graduated from the Kansas City College of Medicine and Surgery in 1922. He was a member of Plymouth Congregational Church, Ben Hurr Masonic Lodge No. 322 of Argentine, the Wyandotte Chapter of the York Rite Bodies and the Lawrence High Twelve Club.

He was married to Ida Krause Wise. She died in 1971.

Survivors include a son, Dr. Lawrence E. Wise, Lawrence; and two grandchildren.

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