Chesterton resident James C. Wiseman, 93, died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009, at
He was born Feb. 2, 1916, in Chicago, the son of Charles L. and Hanna (Ciss)
Wiseman, who preceded him in death.
On April 29, 1939, at St. Mary’s Church in Michigan City, he married Leona
Gleason Wiseman, who survives in Chesterton.
He is also survived by four sons, James Wiseman of Michigan City, Robert
(Karen) Wiseman of South Bend, Richard (Paula) Wiseman of Anna, Ohio, and
Paul (Debra) Wiseman of Warsaw, Ind.; three daughters, Kathleen (Terry)
Steele of Parker, Colo., Joan (Thomas) Anderson of Michigan City, and Mary
Wiseman/Andrew Ward of Chesterton; grandchildren, Jackie Gosa of Sulligent,
Ala., Susanne/Mike Hasselfeldt of Rolling Prairie, Ind., Cynthia Zarazee of
LaPorte, Adam Wiseman of Hannah, Aaron Wiseman and Kimberly Wiseman both of
Michigan City, Robert (Sarah) Wiseman Jr. of Goshen, Erica (Douglas) Cole of
South Bend, Marcus Wiseman of Denver, Colo., Mary (Jeffrey) Carley of
Austin, Texas, Philip Wiseman and Anne Wiseman both of South Bend, Michael
(Kelly) Lange of Castle Rock, Colo., Greg Marciniak of Honolulu, Hawaii, Jim
Kintzele of Mt. Vernon, Wash., Jenny Orsburn and Katy Kintzele both of
Chesterton, Joseph Wiseman, Alexandra Wiseman, Rachel Wiseman, Amanda
Wiseman, and Maria Wiseman all of Anna, Ohio, Laura Wiseman and Greg Wiseman
both of Fort Wayne, Daniel Wolfe of Bellefonte, Pa., and Allison Ruby of
State College, Pa.; and great-grandchildren, Jessica, Michaela, Daphnee,
Melanie, Jakob, and Sydney.
He was preceded in death by four sisters, Margaret, Charlotte, Celeste, and
Elenor; and two brothers, John and George.
James was a retired millwright from Midwest Steel Company. He belonged to
St. Patrick Catholic Church and the American Legion Horse Shoe League. He
enjoyed cookouts and picnics with his family.
A Mass of Christian Burial, Father James Meade officiating, is scheduled for
11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Road,
with burial to follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 4, at
White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. Second St. in Chesterton. A prayer service
will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at White-Love.
Memorials may be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church.
For more information, call White-Love at 926-1309.