Obituaries

Obituaries

Jackson W. Wiseman Sr. 1928 - 2005 Ottawa

Graveside services for Jackson W. Wiseman Sr., 76, Ottawa, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence.Mr. Wiseman died Friday, June 3, 2005, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.He was born July 27, 1928, in Sugar Creek Township, the son of James Sylvester and Eunice Edna Jackson Wiseman. He grew up in Wellsville and attended rural Miami County and Wellsville schools. He later moved to Vinland and in 1978 he moved to Ottawa.Mr. Wiseman was a lifelong farmer. He worked for several years at Bob Caylor Construction and Tom Weigand Farms.He served on the board of directors of Milk Producers Marketing, which owned and operated All Star Dairy. He also served on the Vinland school board and was a board member of Rural Water District 4.He married Talitha Stevens on May 31, 1947. They divorced. He married Marian Davis on May 11, 1979, in Lawrence. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, Steven Patrick, Baldwin; two stepdaughters, Linda Easum, Lawrence, and Donna Davis, Oskaloosa; a stepson, Ron Davis, Murfreesboro, Tenn.; a sister, Frances Phillips, Paola; six grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and nine stepgreat-grandchildren. A son, Jackson Wiseman Jr., died earlier.Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Dengel & Son Mortuary in Ottawa, where the family will receive them from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.The family suggests memorials to St. Luke's Mid-America Heart Institute or the American Diabetes Assn., sent in care of the mortuary, 235 S. Hickory St., Ottawa 66067.Online condolences may be sent to <a href="mailto:dengelmortuary@sbcglobal.net">dengelmortuary@sbcglobal.net</a>.