Kenneth Marvin Wise

January 25, 1931 ~ September 28, 2020 (age 89)

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Kenneth Marvin Wise, 89 of Jeromesville passed away Monday September 28, 2020 at

Wooster Community Hospital. He was born January 25, 1931 in Ashland Co. the son of

Tom and Floy McQuate Wise Sr. He was a 1949 graduate of Jeromesville High School

and a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. Kenny was a lifelong resident of the

Jeromesville area, where he coached little league and was co-owner/operator of

Winbigler Lumber. Kenny was known as the Jeromesville Historian and was the

founder of the Jeromesville Historical Society.

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Winbigler Wise, to whom he was married June 6, 1952,

a daughter, LuAnn (Rod) Graser of Wooster, two grandchildren, Kyle Graser and Kyla

(Stephen) Reynolds, three great grandchildren, Fynn Graser, and Jaxson and Henry

Reynolds and a sister, Marilyn (Jim) Owens of Ashland.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his son, Kevin Wise, and four brothers, Dean,

Ralph, Eldon and Tom Jr. Wise.

Graveside services will be 2:00 PM Thursday October 1, 2020 at Jeromesville Cemetery

with Pastor Layton Broome officiating.

There will be no calling hours.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jeromesville Fire Department P.O. Box 102

Jeromesville, OH 44840.

Fickes Funeral Home in Jeromesville assisted the family with arrangements.

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Graveside Service
October 1, 2020

2:00 PM
Jeromesville Cemetery
St. Rt. 89
Jeromesville , Ohio 44840

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