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Frieda (Balliet) Wiseman

January 19, 2019

Frieda Orah (Balliet) Wiseman, 91, formerly of Liberty Township, died at 5:35a.m., Saturday atVanCrest Health Care Center in Van Wert.

She was born on June 26, 1927, in Union Township, the daughter of the late Orville and Anna May (Fox) Balliet. On October 27, 1945, she married Bruce E. Foust who died on January 2, 1969. She then married Lloyd F. “Bud” Wiseman on December 20, 1975 and he also preceded her in death on December 3, 2010.

Family survivors include a brother, Francis (Arlene) Balliet of Phoenix, Arizona; two step-grandchildren; and four great grandchildren. 

In addition to her parents and husbands, Frieda was preceded in death by her son, Alfred Ray Foust in 2017; five brothers, Ray, Charles, Walter, Floyd and Clarence Balliet; and six sisters, Gladys Opal Dunbar, Margaret Schaffner, Edna Rappole, Phyllis Palermo, Helen Baker, Haulda Dressler, and four infant siblings.

Frieda was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Ohio City. She retired after 39 years of service at Federal Mogul in Van Wert and was a member of the Silver Seals.

Services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, January 24, 2019, with Pastor Jim Burns of Liberty Baptist Church officiating. Interment will be at Mohr Cemetery in Hoaglin Township.

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