Lavon Charles Wiseman age 89, of Defiance, died Tuesday morning, October 26, 2021 at Laurels of Defiance.
His Legacy… He was born December 27, 1931 to Ray and Fannie (Shuler) Wiseman in Defiance. Lavon enlisted with the Army during the Korean Conflict. On April 24, 1954, he married Jean Florence. Both he and Jean were members of the Free Christian Church of God, Continental. He worked at General Motors for 45 years and was a grain farmer. Lavon enjoyed antiques, collecting coins and was a member of the Defiance County Coin Club.
His Family… He is survived by his three children: Nancy (Martin) Miller, Defiance, Rita Wiseman, Columbus, and Peter (Mike Kositzke) Wiseman, Columbus; 4 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren and siblings: Faye Hall, Ayersville, John Wiseman, Defiance and Leo “Pete” Wiseman, Ayersville. He was preceded by his wife Jean on November 8, 2016 and siblings: Hank, Edna, Lucille, Ruth, Agnes, Mary Ann, Frank and Mildred Rose.
His Farewell Services… Friends will be received in the Zachrich Family Funeral Home, 114 William Street, Holgate on Friday, October 29, 2021 from 12:00 pm until the Celebration of his life at 2:00 pm, with Pastor James Fry officiating. Everyone is asked to please wear a mask. Interment will follow in Meyer Cemetery, Defiance. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Lavon's memory be made to the Defiance County Humane Society.
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