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Dolly Ripley Wisma

March 22, 1936 — August 19, 2020

WISMA, Dolly Ripley age 84 of Urbana passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at Springfield Regional Medical Center.  She was born on March 22, 1936 in Urbana, Ohio the daughter of Charles L. and Elsie (Lincoln) Bowers.  In addition to her parents, Dolly is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Richard Wisma; son, Stevon Warner and a sister, Dorothy Zeilman. She is survived by her daughters, Susan Warner and Sharon (Brian) Williams; grandchildren: Curtis (Tina) House, Miguel Pena, Amanda (Cory Maler) Pena, Krista (Mark) Weston, Shelby (Brandon) Edwards, Cody (Adana) Williams and Logan Williams; eight great-grandchildren as well as two nephews and a niece.  Dolly was a woman who lived every day to the fullest.  She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with her Bachelor and Master's Degrees in Mathematics. Dolly was a dedicated math and science teacher for Urbana Local Schools until her retirement.  She then spent her days enjoying playing golf, bowling and being involved in the DAR, AAUW, Carving Classes and Guys & Dolls Singing Group.  She attended both the Way International and Urbana United Methodist Church and was very devoted to her faith.  A visitation will be held on Sunday, August 23, 2020 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at WALTER & LEWIS FUNERAL HOME.  Funeral services will follow on Monday, August 24, also at the funeral home beginning at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Roy Yocom officiating.  Dolly will be laid to rest next to her husband at Oakdale Cemetery.  Online condolences are forwarded to the family by visiting www.walterfunerals.com

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Sunday, August 23, 2020

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Walter & Lewis Funeral & Cremation Services

642 S. Main Street, Urbana, OH 43078

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Monday, August 24, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Walter & Lewis Funeral & Cremation Services

642 S. Main Street, Urbana, OH 43078

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