YORK HAVEN Michael F. Wise, 50, died suddenly at home on Monday, May 6, 2013. Mike was the fiance of Twila R. Waugerman. They were loving soulmates for 15 years. Born in Columbia, on December 30, 1962, he was the son of the late Ralph L., Sr. and Joan Kauffman Wise. He was a dock worker for 26 years for the former Yellow Freight Company, Lancaster, and YRC Freight, Carlisle, until his retirement in 2009. Mike was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran, serving in Beirut and Grenada. He was a 1981 graduate of Hempfield High School. Mike's life was his family and the outdoors, especially enjoying the time spent hunting and fishing. Mike will be greatly missed. In addition to his fiancee, Mike is survived by his stepdaughters, Brandi Halterman of York and Jessica Keller of York Haven; his brothers and sisters, Ralph L., husband of Judi Wise of Lancaster, MaryAnn K., wife of Clemet M. Hoober of Columbia, David A., husband of Kelli Wise of Columbia, and Susan E. Zipp of Elizabethtown; and his three grandchildren, Tess, Chase, and Byron. He was preceded in death by his brother, Barry L. Wise of Dallas, Texas. A celebration of Mike's life will be held Friday, May 10, 2013, from the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc., 519 Walnut St., Columbia, at 2 p.m. Ther will be a viewing from 12 to 2 p.m. Please omit flowers. Contributions in Mike's memory may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. www.cwkraftfh.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on May 8, 2013