Funeral services for Zane Wise, age 86, of Monroe, LA will be at 2:00 PM, Friday, June 28, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Monroe with Rev. Bruce Rux officiating. Interment will follow at Mulhearn Memorial Park under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Monroe.
Zane Wise passed away June 25, 2013 in Monroe, LA. Zane was 86 years old and was happily married to Monette Franklin Wise for 61 years. After finishing a stint in the U. S. Navy and graduating from Tennessee Tech he spent the first 21years of his working life traveling around the United States as a pipeline employee for Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company. After settling in Monroe, LA he went to work as the manager of Louisiana Gas Purchasing and retired there as a Vice President in 1986. He continued to stay busy as a consultant to the pipeline industry for the next twenty years.
He is survived by his wife, Monette Franklin Wise; daughter, Connie Landry her husband Joe; son Ronnie Wise his wife Melissa; daughter, Kathy Posey her husband Steve; his sister, Allene Byars; six grandchildren: Christie Cooper and her husband, Van, Sean Hammons his wife, Tara, Blake Posey, Krista Kuenstler her husband, Jason, Lindsey Wise, Jarrod Wise; and seven great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made to Graceminster Presbyterian Church in Monroe, LA or St. Jude Charities.
Visitation will be from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thursday, June 27, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Monroe.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com
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