Gary L. Wise 1947 - 2007 McLouth
Oskaloosa - Memorial services for Gary L. Wise, 59, McLouth, will be at 6:45 p.m. today at Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Oskaloosa. Cremation is planned. Mr. Wise died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2007, at Specialty Hospital of Mid-America in Overland Park.He was born Aug. 8, 1947, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Charles and Eva Mae Blankenship Wise. He graduated from Piper High School in Piper. Mr. Wise was a farmer and worked as an automotive technician for Meridian Automotive in Kansas City, Kan.He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Eagles Lodge, both in Oskaloosa.He married Sandra Kay Sledd on July 15, 1995, in Elk Falls. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, John Wise and wife Janet, McLouth; a daughter, Diane Little, Leavenworth; a stepdaughter, Christine Lutz, Leavenworth; two brothers, Charles Wise, Kansas City, Kan., and Robert Wise, Basehor; a sister, Doris Mogle, Basehor; a grandchild and three stepgrandchildren.The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. The casket will remain closed.The family suggests memorials to the Jefferson County Service Organization, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.