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Robert L. Wiseman and Marie Wiseman

Johnston City-Robert Leslie Wiseman, 93, passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2015 at Parkway Manor in Marion. Robert was born on July 2, 1922 in Crawford County, IN to Jacob and Elsie (Cole) Wiseman.  He married Marie Gorman and she preceded him in death on April 6, 2015. Robert served in WWII as a merchant Marine sailing on various merchant ships traveling to many ports in Europe. He enjoyed outdoor sports, especially fishing and water skiing and liked working on old cars but taking care of his family was most important to him. Survivors include: his four loving children; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Robert was preceded in death by his parents and brother. Robert’s wishes were to be cremated.   Johnston City –Marie C. Wiseman, 93, passed away on Monday, April 6, 2015 at Parkway Manor in Marion. Marie was born on February 15, 1922 in St. Louis to Charles and Mary Gorman.  She married Robert L. Wiseman. Marie was a homemaker and member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. During WWII she traveled with her husband supporting him during the war while working in factory’s supporting the war effort.  When he went overseas she went back to her hometown of St. Louis to be with her mother. Marie enjoyed making quilts by hand and tending to flowers and garden. Survivors include her four loving children; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren and brother, Donald Gorman. She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers and three sisters. Marie’s wishes were to be cremated. The family would like to thank the staff of Parkway Manor for their loving care for their parents. Memorials may be made to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/ PO Box 411/ Marion, IL  62959.  For more information or to sign the memorial guest register please visit bluefuneralhome.com

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