Gary Wise Jr.

Gary Lee Wise Jr., 36, Toronto, died Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, following a two-year battle with cancer.
Born in Frankfurt, Germany on Jan. 1, 1973, he grew up and attended school in Eureka and was graduated with the class of 1991.
He was employed by the Kansas Department of Transportation.
Gary was united in marriage to Rebecca Ann Noble on June 8, 1996, in Marysville, Wash. They shared more than 13 years of marriage. His wife, Rebecca Ann “Drizz” survives, as do three sons, Jacob, Zachary, and Joshua, all of the family farm in Toronto; his parents Debra and John Vogt of Eureka, Gary Sr. and Teresa Wise of El Dorado; brothers Shawn and his wife, Angela, of Fountain, Colo. and Ryan and his fiancee, Rachel, of Blue Springs, Mo.; grandparents Vernen and Johnna Lou Martin of Longton and his grandmother Ruth Wise of Wichita; a brother-in-law, Rich Noble and his wife, Cyndee, of Bothell, Wash.; and mother- and father-in-law Ted and Sally Noble of Yates Center. He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Jay and Annabelle Abraham and Lorren Wise.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the family farm in Toronto, 355 60th Rd., with a Celebration of Life barbecue following at 1 p.m. For those attending the barbecue, please bring your own refreshments and a covered dish. The family requests casual dress.
Memorials may be made to the Gary Lee Wise Children’s Fund or Friends for Life and sent in care of Campbell Funeral Home, P.O. Box 188, Yates Center, KS 66783.