Harley George Wise Obituary

Harley George  Wise
Harley Wise
Harley George Wise

December 31, 1947 - January 12, 2021
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Harley George Wise, 73, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at VA Community Living Center in Des Moines, IA. Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday, January 16, 2021, at Church of the Brethren in Dallas Center where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Brethren Cemetery. The service will be live-streamed on the Iles website. Go to www.IlesCares.com at 11:45 a.m. Saturday and scroll to the bottom of Harley’s obituary to join in the service.

Masks and social distancing will be required.

Harley was born December 31, 1947, in Des Moines, Iowa, to George and Phyllis (Peitzman) Wise. He graduated from high school in Goldsboro, North Carolina and served in the Army in South Korea during the Vietnam War. Harley had an Associates Degree from DMACC and attended Iowa State University. He worked as a clerical worker in the warehouse industry.

Harley held multiple leadership positions in the Stover Memorial Church of the Brethren where he was a member. The Dallas Center Church of the Brethren, where his parents were longtime members, was an integral part of his faith formation. He also served on the board of Spurgeon Manor as a Church of the Brethren representative.

Harley is survived by his brother, Stanley Wise of Des Moines, IA and numerous cousins.

Memorial contributions may be made to Spurgeon Manor. Online condolences will be welcomed at www.IlesCares.com.

** livestream link https://youtu.be/IO6O_vXt5Wg **






Church of the Brethren
1207 Ash Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Saturday, January 16, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Funeral Service
Church of the Brethren
1207 Ash Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Saturday, January 16, 2021
12:00 PM
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Brethren Cemetery
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Saturday, January 16, 2021


Spurgeon Manor
1204 Linden Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063