Andrew Merle Wise, 66, of Edwardsville, Illinois passed away at 8:37 a.m. on Monday, June 29, 2015 in Granite City.
He was born August 23, 1948 in Peoria, Illinois, a son of the late Merle Andrew and RoseMarie Lydia (Fahnestock) Wise.
He retired from S.I.U.E. after many years of dedicated service in maintenance.
He enjoyed music and his family and loved his days of attending many concerts and Cardinal Baseball games. He was a member of Christ Unity Church in Collinsville.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Joel and Shannon Wise of Granite City; two grandsons, Calvin and Joshua Wise of Granite City; a brother, Dale Wise of Burrhill, Virginia; two sisters, Marilee Ochoa of Panama City, Florida and Allee Wright of Peoria, Illinois; his former wife, Sheila Sullins of Maryville, Illinois; other family and friends.
In celebration of his life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Friday, July 3, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11:00 a.m.
The family requests memorials be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or to Christ Unity Church and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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