Lenore M. Wise

Lenore M. Wise, 84, of Attica, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013, at The Bellevue Hospital.

She was born Sept. 11, 1928, in Republic, to Henry R. and Mable E. (Tomilson) Spackey. She married Eugene F. Wise Oct. 4, 1950, in Republic, and he died Feb. 26, 1999.

Survivors include a son, David E. (Beatrice) Wise of Attica; a daughter, Louise Kaiser of Attica; six grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a brother, L.H. Spackey of Van Nuys, Calif.

She also was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Phyliss Mattix; a granddaughter, Dana Rose Wise; a son, Robert Dale Wise; a great-granddaughter, Bridgett Ziegler; a foster daughter, Patricia Brashares; and an uncle, Phillip Spackey.

She was a former employee of CE White Co., New Washington, a cook and caregiver at May’s Nursing Home, Republic, and a housekeeper at Quality Care Center, Willard. She was a member of Church of the Nazarene of Willard, a Sunday school teacher, a member of the Mary Martha Circle, Attica Senior Citizens, Marion Senior Citizens, the Grand Old Opry Fan Club and a 1947 graduate of Scipio-Republic High School.

Her funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Lindsey-Olds Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR 19, Bloomville, with the Rev. Cathy Wirth officiating. Burial will follow at McPherson Cemetery, Clyde.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice Care Tiffin or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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