Jeanne A. Wise

June 26, 1933 ‒ March 09, 2020

Mount Vernon, Ohio
Formerly of Bellville, Ohio

Jeanne A. Wise, 86, of Mount Vernon formerly of Bellville passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at the home of her daughter.  She was born on June 26, 1933 in Mansfield to the late Paul Rex and Peggy (Kaufman) Stimens.

A dedicated mother, Jeanne had many accomplishments in her lifetime including being a real estate manager, architectural draftsperson, insurance consultant, markswoman and motorcyclist. She had a passion for creation – animals, trees and the outdoors; from cherishing a wren and her nest of eggs each spring to nurturing an injured fawn. Her most notable quality, however, was her love for family and helping others in need. Jeanne had an infectious spirit that could lift up everyone.

Her greatest joy was being “Grandma Jeanne”. Her deep love for all her grandchildren was over and above her most endearing quality. Each grandchild felt they were her favorite. Jeanne sacrificed what many would consider the most precious thing that we have – time. Wonderful daughter, wonderful mother, and most of all, wonderful grandmother.  An avid reader of the life of Jesus, she appreciated his teachings and took great comfort in his miracles and promises.

Jeanne is survived by her children, Chip (Patty) Wise of Mansfield, Wendy (Brian) Moore of Mount Vernon and Kip (Jill) Wise of Bellville; grandchildren, Tricia (Chad) Conroy,  Chelsea, Nicole (Zach) Merrilees,  Callie, Kyla, Adalyn, and Hudson; and a sister-in-law and life-long friend, Loretta Stimens of Silva, NC.

In addition to her parents, Jeanne was preceded in death by her husband, William J. “Bill” Wise; and a brother, Duane Stimens.

A private graveside service will be held in Mansfield Cemetery.

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  • Wise family, we are so sorry for your loss. Jeanne was a lovely and beautiful lady. She was so kind to people and all creatures God has made, loved her flowers and was devoted to her children and grandchildren. Jeanne let her light shine out on all she met. May she rest in Jesus’ arms. John and MaryAnn Desterhaft

  • To Jeans family Chip, Kip, and Wendy.You have my deepest sympathy. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  • To the families of Jeanne Wise:
    What a lovely tribute to a beautiful spirit whose love for her family just flowed out. You will always cherish her in your hearts, but you gave her your precious time while she was with you. Love to you all, Dave and Helen Mitchell

  • Dear friends and family, my deepest sympathy for your loss. Jeanne has left a beautiful family as her legacy. May the love and support of friends help you through this difficult time. She certainly was a dynamic person. Peace and love.

  • Wendy & family,
    So sorry to hear about your Mother. Thinking of you and your family.
    Vicki Coleman

  • Dear Chip and Patty,
    I was a good friend to Bill and Dizzy Wise. Patty worked with me at Schonauer Realty. I have fond memories of your family. I was sorry to hear of Jeanne’s passing. Please accept my sincere sympathy.
    Thinking of you at this time,
    Max L Schonauer and family

  • Chip,
    I would love to talk to you at your convenience. I don’t have a number for you. Thank you.

    Max Schonauer 740-398-6046