Chesterton Tribune

Joanne Wise dies at age 69

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Joanne E. Wise, age 69 of Chesterton, passed away Monday, May 23, 2011 in Chesterton, Ind.

She was born October 23, 1941 in New Jersey to James and Ann (Eilerman) Mulroy, who preceded her in death.

Joanne was married to Kenneth Wise, who also preceded her in death.

She is survived by her sister, Diane Kelley of Gaithersburg, Maryland; special friend and care provider, Becky Graham of Chesterton, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Richard Mulroy.

Joanne worked as a Registered Nurse all over the United States. She volunteered for the Westchester Township History Museum and was a member of the Chesterton Women’s Club.

In accordance with Joanne’s wishes, there will be no services. Cremation will be performed by Heritage Crematory, Portage, Ind. Arrangements are by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton.

Memorials may be made to the VNA Hospice Center of Porter County.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Posted 5/24/2011