Irma Alene Wise was born July 5, 1915 in Grand Island, NE to John and Carolyn (Sphar) Winter. She grew up in Grand Island and attended Grand Island schools.
On April 20, 1933 she married Harold L. Wise at Garden City, KS. They operated Glo Bottle Gas Company where she was the bookkeeper and later they opened the Sinclair Truck Stop west of Mitchell. Following the opening of Interstate 90 they turned that business into Wise Tire and Implement.
Irma loved raising her four children. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church where she taught Sunday School. She was an avid gardener and loved cooking.
Irma is survived by two sons, David Wise of Mitchell and Greg Wise of Wall Lake, SD; two daughters, Carolyn Jean Moe of Mitchell and Marilyn Yvonne Vollbracht of Mitchell; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and seven great- great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold in 1998; her parents; two sisters, Anita and Marion and one brother, William “Bill”.