Biography: Arlene J. Wise, 81 of Bucyrus passed away on Sunday July 3, 2022 at ProMedica of Bucyrus. Arlene was born July 25, 1940 in Bucyrus to the late Thurman and Leota (Sites) Gobrecht . Arlene is survived by children Rebecca Irey of Bucyrus, Tamara (Bill) Donaldson of Bucyrus, Jeanette (Johnathon) Sawyer of Bucyrus, and Steve (Jennifer) Wise of Brokensword, 16 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, brother Robert (Kathy) Gobrecht of Bucyrus, sisters Sharon Vinson, Bucyrus, and Judy Short, of Bucyrus; She was preceded in death by son and daughter in law Larry Graves Jr. and wife Retha, granddaughter Jessica Graves, sister Marva Quaintance and husband Robert, brothers Marvin and Melvin, and brother in laws Paul Vinson and Mike Short.
Arlene graduated from Bucyrus High School in 1958. She retired in 1999 from Foodtown in Bucyrus after working 23 years. Arlene was formerly a member of the Women of the Moose and enjoyed doing puzzles, hand held games, and her cat C.C. (short for Crazy Cat).
Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 11:00 am in the Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home with entombment to follow in the Bucyrus Mausoleum. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday after noon where the family will receive friends from 4:00 until 7:00 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Crawford County Humane Society.