Obituary of Inez D. Wise, 91
|Name of Deceased||Inez D. Wise|
|Date of Death||06/05/2009|
|Date of Birth||10/21/2009|
|Funeral Home||Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral and Cremation Service|
Inez D. Wise, 91, of Centre Hall, died Friday, June 5, 2009 at Centre Crest Nursing Home in Bellefonte.
She was born October 21, 1917, in Gregg Township, Centre County, a daughter of the late Charles and Mabel Zettle.
December 26, 1978, she married Samuel A. Wise who preceded her in death in 1986.
Inez graduated from Gregg Township Vocational School later attending Penn State University and Grays Harbor College. She graduated from the University Of Washington at Seattle with a degree in Elementary Education in 1956.
Following her graduation from college, she taught first grade in Seattle Area Schools for several years.
She was a member of Madisonburg United Methodist Church, where she was active in the choir. Mrs. Wise was an active member of the Woman�s Club and Progress Grange both in Centre Hall, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Centre Hall. Gifted and accomplished in many types of needle work, Inez was also a member of the Embroiders Guild in State College.
Mrs. Wise loved gardening, was an avid reader, and also enjoyed many kinds of needle work.
She is survived by three sisters, Hazel Keister of Lamar, Miriam Snyder and her husband William of Spring Mills, and Joann Scitti and her husband Pacific of Aaronsburg; one brother, Richard Zettle and his wife Betty of rural Spring Mills; a sister-in-law Esther Zettle of rural Spring Mills; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother Nevin Zettle and a niece Leslie Hartley.
Friends will be received from 10:00 a. m. until 11:00 a. m. Saturday, July 11, 2009, at the Madisonburg United Methodist Church in Madisonburg. Honorary services will be conducted by members of Progress Grange at 11:00 a. m. at the church. A memorial service will follow immediately after the Grange service at the church, with the Reverend Julia Piper officiating. At the conclusion of the memorial service, burial will follow in the Reformed and Lutheran Cemetery, Madisonburg, where committal services will be held and graveside honors will be accorded by members of Progress Grange.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Progress Grange, C/O. Richard Poorman, 118 Lane Ave., Centre Hall, PA 16828
A guest book can be signed or condolences sent to the family at www.heintzelmanfuneralhome.com