Mary Magdalene Wiss

Grand Island, NE

1924 - 2013

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Published: June 12, 2013

Mary Magdalene Wiss, 88, of Grand Island, Neb., formerly of Sikeston, Mo., and Rogers, Ark., died Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Bickford Cottage of Grand Island.

Celebration of Life service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church of Grand Island, with the Rev. Jack Gillam officiating. Burial will be in Grand Island City Cemetery.

Gathering of family and friends will be an hour prior to service time at the church.

All Faiths Funeral Home is serving the family.

Mary was born July 18, 1924, in Sikeston, Mo., to Nathan and Katie (Freeman) Noyes.

Survivors include her husband of 67 years, Everett Wiss; five children and their spouses, Carol and Duane Huisman of West Des Moines, Iowa, Gary Wiss and Carolyn Zezima of New York, N.Y., Kathy Cornelius and Rick Cornelius of Grand Island, Joanne and Ed Desch of Bozeman, Mont., and Donna Wiss and Joe Donahue of Springfield, Va.; and a sister Mildred Bartlett of Sikeston, Mo.

Those also left to cherish her memory include 11 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and numerous other loving family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and three sisters.

Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church, 212 W. 12th St., Grand Island, NE 68801.

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