|Birth: ||Jun. 18, 1914|
|Death: ||Nov. 3, 2004|
Frances Elizabeth Wyse, 90, of Wayland, Iowa, died Dec. 3, 2004, at Parkview Home. She was born July 18, 1914, to Edd and Elizabeth Good Wenger in Washington County.
She attended Sommers Country School in Washington County. On Nov. 20, 1934, she married Mahlon S. Wyse at her home in Wayland. He preceded her in death on Nov. 25, 1991.
She was baptized in Sugar Creek Mennonite Church near Wayland. In 1950, she transferred her membership with her family, as part of a group from Sugar Creek Mennonite Church who chose to help start Bethel Mennonite Church. In 1958, she chose to do the same thing in order to start Pleasant View Mennonite Church in Mount Pleasant, where she was a member at the time of her death.
She was a homemaker and mother, and later in life a grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed singing, sewing and quilting. She had a large garden and did a lot of cooking, baking and canning. She had an artistic talent and always hand drew birthday cards for her grandchildren. She also worked for many years at the J & L Steakhouse in Mount Pleasant.
Survivors include three sons, Gene Wyse and his wife, Alice, Ronald J. Wyse and his wife, Barbara, and Richard Wyse, all of Mount Pleasant; two daughters, Sharon Miller and her husband, Duane, of Ambler, Pa., and Rebecca J. Wyse of San Mateo, Calif.; a sister, Margaret Richard of Mount Pleasant; a brother, Clarence Wenger of Wayland; seven grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mahlon; a grandson, Curt Wyse; a sister, Minnie Roth; and a brother, Elmer, in infancy.
Services were held at Pleasant View Mennonite Church of Mount Pleasant. Burial was in Bethel Cemetery.
Bethel Mennonite Church Cemetery
Created by: Tom Crago
Record added: Nov 08, 2008
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