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Alice “Kathy” Wise, age 61 of Celestine Indiana, passed away at 9:15 a.m. on Sunday (October 25, 2015) at Indiana University Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Alice Wise 2Kathy was born in Mansfield, Ohio on September 24, 1954 to James and Earnesteen (Conley) Brewster. She married Paul Wise on May 25, 1979 in Mansfield, OH.

Kathy retired from G&T Industries in Jasper after 37 years of service.

She enjoyed playing music, gardening, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

Paul Wise, Celestine, IN
Two Daughters;
Erica King and husband Bruce, Lucas, OH
Alicia Wehrmeyer and husband Mike, Amelia, OH
Two Sons;
Joseph Kurtz and companion Sarah Raymann, Jasper, IN
Paul Kurtz, Celestine, IN
13 Grandchildren
5 Great Grandchildren
Earnesteen Brewster, Olive Hill, KY
Four Sisters;
Christine Kilgore and husband Keith, Olive Hill, KY
Brenda Surgener and fiancé Gordon Linkenhoker, Franklin, TN
Debbie Shank and husband Rick, Olive Hill, KY
Rhonda Brewster, Olive Hill, KY
One Brother;
Daniel Brewster and wife Theresa, Shelby, OH

Preceding her in death was her father, James Brewster.

Funeral services for Kathy Wise will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday (October 31, 2015) at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper, Indiana with burial to follow in Patoka Memorial Cemetery, French Lick, Indiana. Rev. Darrell Wineinger will officiate.

Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until the 1:00 p.m. service time on Saturday (October 31, 2015) at Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association or a favorite charity.

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