Steven K. Wise passed peacefully at home April 7, 2021. His body succumbed to cancer, but his spirit will live forever in the lives of his children and the smiles of his grandchildren. His three children surrounded him and held him while he passed.
Steve was born April 11, 1959, to John A. and Connie (Weddle) Wise. He was the second of five children, the first of the children to depart this life. Both of his parents preceded him. Remaining siblings are John F. (Ann) Wise of Atoka, Oklahoma, Timothy (Rena) Wise of Gooserock, Kentucky, Shari Wassmer of Homosassa, Florida, and Shannon (Jeff) Furr of Crawfordsville.
Steve’s three children, the pride of his life, are Jeremy (Jennifer) Wise of Covington, Stephanie (Brandon) O’Neal of Frankfort, and Amy Wise (Ryan Blanton) of Crawfordsville. The joy in Steve’s heart, his grandchildren, are Ethan, Deven, Landon and Sophie.
Steve had many friends, some of the truest, most loyal friends a man could be privileged to know. The friends who surrounded him at the IRP came often to visit his home once he could no longer go out. They brought groceries, laughter and an unprecedented loyalty. Donnie, Darrell, Dave and Jimmy Mack, you know who you are, and there is a special place in Heaven for you when you are called up.
Steve retired early from RR Donnelley & Sons after 34 years, most of which were spent in the bindery. He was an avid golfer; he loved to fish; and he was a skilled billiard player.
Respecting Steve’s wishes, cremation was chosen, and his remains will be interred in a family plot in Washington, Indiana.
Steve’s family invite you to a visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 10 at Sanders Priebe Funeral Home, Crawfordsville, immediately followed by a brief service.