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James F. "Jim" Wise

Obituary for James F. "Jim" Wise

April 14, 1934 - May 18, 2020
Avon Lake, Ohio | Age 86

Loving Father, Grandfather, Brother, and Friend


James F. "Jim" Wise, 86, of Avon Lake; husband of the late Regina (nee Mokluk); loving father of Clif (Monica) Wise and Jamie (Ron) Wise; grandfather of Eric (Kelsey) Gregus, Brittany Wise (Brian) and Casandra Wise; brother of Dwight "Bud" Wise and Sue (James) Harner, passed away Monday, May 18, 2020.
Upon graduating from The Ohio State University with a degree in chemical engineering, Jim was commissioned in the U.S. Air Force, where he met Regina while stationed in Florence, Italy.
Jim was a devoted member of the Avon Lake United Church of Christ and spent time volunteering with the Catholic Big Brothers Big Sisters Program, the National Exchange Club and Toastmasters International Organization.
Coaching baseball and ushering games at Jacob's Field were his favorite pastimes.
Jim was a devoted husband, wonderful father and grandfather who had a lively and unfiltered sense of humor. He enjoyed and appreciated life to its fullest.
Preceded in death by parents, Dwight Clifton and Mildred Beulah (nee Hackenberg) Wise and brother Charles Wise.
Memorial contributions may be forwarded to Avon Lake United Church of Christ, 32801 Electric Blvd, Avon Lake, OH 44012.
Private Funeral Services Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 12pm with Pastor Kelly Brill officiating.

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