Shirley Ann Wise
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If life has felt a little richer or deeper this season for you, you have been blessed with my mother's spirit in your life, no doubt. Shirley Ann Wise, nee Short, 88, joined our heavenly families the day of our Lord November 12, 2021.
Shirley was born January 25, 1933 in Marion, Ohio. Shirley was the second child and eldest sister. Shirley is preceded to the Lords side by her father Theodore Baker Short of Pleasant Township, Marion, her mother Helen Marguerite Short nee Bentz of Mason County, Michigan; Siblings eldest brother Edward William Short, San Francisco, Anita Jeanne Short Johnson of Chicago; and son David Ray Wise, Madrid, Spain 1960 - 1999. Her grand adventures began when she took the train to Biloxi, Mississippi to marry her childhood sweetheart Walter Gale Wise at his first duty station with the US Air Force in 1952. Shirley had a strong work ethic and aside from the early childhood years held for her three children, Rodger, David and Linda, she would be employed even after retiring. She worked predominately as a civil service worker at the commissary or the hospital at WPAFB. Shirley would work for another ten years for Ramada Inn, Lake Placid, Florida. Thereafter she retained roles doing volunteer work in Lake Placid charity organizations. The lady loved working and thrived by staying engaged and busy. Shirley will be cherished yet and forever by the ones she has left to finish our earth bound journeys. A "Celebration of Life" will be held at Alpine Village on January 22, 2022 from 2 pm until 6 pm, to which we will honor and cherish Shirley in a casual camaraderie of love.