October 29, 1921 - July 29, 2010
Wise, Varda Louise, born October 29, 1921 in Nowata, Oklahoma.Â On July 29, 2010, Varda moved on to be with her Father.Â She grew up as one of five daughters in a loving Christian family.Â She married Herbert Dean Wise Sr. on March 19, 1941; they celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary this past spring. She is preceded in death by her father, mother and four sisters.Â Working hand in hand, she and Herb established and ran a successful business in Tulsa, AdArt Printing, for 25 years.Â After they retired from the business world, they built a home (literally) in Red Bud Cottage Colony on the shores of Lake Fort Gibson.Â There they were instrumental in the establishment of the Flat Rock Fire Department with Varda serving on several board positions over many years.Â A few years ago they returned to the Tulsa/ Broken Arrow area where se and Herb lived until her passing.Â Varda is survived by four children, Linda Peyton (husband Allen) of Olathe, Kansas; Donna Staples (husband Judd) of Austin, Texas; Herb Wise (wife Jo) of Broken Arrow; Julie Lovell of Kansas City, Missouri; 8 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.Â She will be greatly missed by all.Â Her grandsons, Terry Peyton, Michael Owen, Steven Owen, Dean Wise and Matt Wise will serve as her pallbearers.Â In her own words: â??When I was a child my fondest wish was to grow up and be a good wife and mother.Â I feel I achieved both of my wishes.Â Both Herb and I did our best to do a good job raising our kids, and then we left the rest in the hands of God.Â Our four kids grew up to always be thoughtful and have always been there whenever we needed them.â?Â A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, July 31, 2010 at the Forrest Park Christian Church at 10:00 A.M.
Wise, Varda Louise, born October 29, 1921 in Nowata, Oklahoma.Â On July 29, 2010, Varda moved on to be with her Father.Â She grew up as one of five daughters in a loving Christian family.Â She married Herbert Dean Wise Sr. on March 19, 1941;... View Obituary & Service Information
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