Kenneth C. Wiseman

December 5, 1924 ~ December 18, 2021 (age 97)


Kenneth C. Wiseman, 97 of Nokomis, Illinois passed away Saturday, December 18, 2021 in Taylorville, Illinois

The son of Mary Arlene Clark and Louis Wiseman, Ken was born December 5, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois. He married Melba Mae Schneider August 20, 1949. She survives as do children Kay (Dennis) Plozizka, Clark, Mark and Kent Wiseman all of Nokomis, grandchildren Jennifer (Mike) Weiss, Jillian (Tim) Ulrici, Taylor Moran, Tanner (Erin) Wiseman, Derek Plozizka, great grandchildren, Adriyana Moran, Everly Wiseman, Cameron Moran, Tessa Wiseman, Treyvn Wiseman, Anastasia Plozizka. He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter Mary Ann Wiseman.

Ken was former owner of the Free Press Progress newspaper on Nokomis and operator of Nokomis-Witt Area Ambulance for many years. He was a high school graduate with one year of college. He was a member of the Nokomis United Methodist Church, Nokomis AF & AM #456 Masonic Lodge and an Army-Air Corp veteran. Kenny & Melba spent many years at Reflections on Silver Lake in Florida where he became Florida state champion in shufflelboard in the over 90 year old age group. He was always known for being cold and he kept his home a balmy 80 plus degree. High school teams knew him as (FLASH). He was a high school basketball referee and baseball coach for many years.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 11:00 am in Stiehl-Dawson Funeral Home with burial in Nokomis Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in the funeral Home

Memorials are suggested to Nokomis Christian Missions, Nokomis Food Pantry or Paws Care.

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December 22, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 AM
Stiehl-Dawson Funeral Home
200 E. State St
Nokomis, IL 62075

Funeral Service
December 23, 2021

11:00 AM
Stiehl-Dawson Funeral Home
200 E. State St
Nokomis, IL 62075

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