Lorraine M. Wyse
April 28, 1919 - April 12, 2012
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Lorraine M. Wyse, age 92 years, of Archbold, passed away Thursday evening, April 12, 2012, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. She was born April 28, 1919, near Pettisville, the daughter of Joseph and Emma (Frey) Liechty. She married Wilbur M. Wyse on May 3, 1939 and he preceded her in death on September 24, 1987. A lifelong resident of the Pettisville/Archbold area, she was a homemaker and was a volunteer at Sauder Village, Care & Share, and Fulton County Health Center. She was a member of the Central Mennonite Church near Archbold.

She is survived by four children, Jeanette (Dean) Beck of Archbold, Steve (Susan) Wyse of Naples, FL, Stan (Donna) Wyse of Kirkland, WA, and Jim (Sharon) Wyse of Middlebury, IN; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one brother Russ (Marg) Liechty of Goshen, IN.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; five brothers, Donald Liechty, Herman Liechty, Harold Liechty, Wesley Liechty, and Wayne Liechty; and two sisters, Mary Smucker and Doris Lehman.

A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday at 4 PM at the Central Mennonite Church with Pastors Jeffrey Smith and Bill Holsopple officiating. Interment will precede in the Pettisville Cemetery with Pastor Charles Gautsche officiating. Friends may call at Fairlawn Chapel from 2-8 PM on Monday. Short Funeral Home in Archbold has been entrusted with the arrangements. The family suggests that memorials be given to Central Mennonite Church Building Fund or Mennonite Central Committee.

Memorial Service

Tuesday April 17, 2012, 4 PM at Central Mennonite Church
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Monday April 16, 2012, 2 PM - 8 PM at Fairlawn Chapel
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