Velma Rose (Snyder) Wise

May 26, 1926 ~ February 9, 2022 (age 95)


Velma Rose Wise, 95, of Farmersville passed away on February 09, 2022 at Harrison Bay Senior Living in Mound, MN.

Velma was born on May 18, 1926 in Farmersville, IL to parents Dr. H. M. and Alpha Lloyd Snyder.

She married Jack Theo Wise I in Jacksonville on Aug. 27, 1950.

Velma was an Avid Equine Riding Instructor having taught many young riders which prepared them to compete all over, she along with others were key in forming the Youth Charity Horse show in the 1970's.

For many years, Velma was the Administrator at the Jacksonville Development Center.

Mrs. Wise was preceded in death by her parents, Husband, Jack Wise I, her son Jack "Ted" Wise II and her brother John Lloyd Snyder

Velma is survived by her daughter Mary Todd Kaercher and spouse Carl; Others: Grandson Mark Kritz (Grandson) and spouse Migena, Great Grandsons Sami and Saimir, Grandson Jack "J.T." Wise III and spouse Mabel (Great Grandson Alejandro, Grandson Joseph Kaercher and spouse Toni, Great Grandsons Duncan and William.

A graveside service will be held at a later date in Rovey Cemetery in Farmersville, IL.

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Funeral arrangements were trusted to Hough Memorial Home, 406 S Cleveland Farmersville, IL 62533, (217) 227-3261.

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