Walter Wise Obituary

Walter "Wally" Wise

October 27, 1940 - April 4, 2013
Born in Granite City, IL
Resided in Glen Carbon, IL
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Walter "Wally" Wise, age 72, of Glen Carbon, IL, formerly of Granite City, IL, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO. Wally was born on October 27, 1940 in Granite City, IL, a son to the late Oliver and Mildred Wise.

Wally was an amateur ham radio operator with the call number WA9BRQ. He was also a member and news letter editor for the Egyptian Radio Club. Wally had retired as a maintenance electrician for the Ford Motor Company at the Hazelwood Plant after more than twenty years of dedicated service. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Wally is survived by his life long companion, Bob Voellinger of Glen Carbon, IL; son, Todd (Danielle) Wise of Granite City, IL; grandson, Calex Wise; cousin, Jesse Tackaberry of Las Vegas, NV; and his many faithful cats.

Wally requested to be cremated and to have no services.

Irwin Chapel, Glen Carbon, IL is entrusted with the arrangements.

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