Kurt Alan Wise, age 35, of Port Richey, Fla., formerly of Monett, Mo., passed away on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 in the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla. after a lengthy fight with cancer.
Kurt was born on July 22, 1975 in Aurora, Mo., the son of Steve and Alice (Viehmann) Wise. He was a 1993 graduate of Monett High School. Kurt attended Central Methodist University in Fayette, Mo. where he was a member of the Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia fraternity and was a member of the Waldensian Presbyterian Church in Monett. Kurt was a manager of Echo Blueprint in Palm Harbor, Fla.
Survivors include one brother: Kent Wise, of Monett; his grandmother: Myra Wise, of Marionville, Mo.; and several uncles, aunts and cousins. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Oren Wise; and maternal grandparents, Bill and Laverne Viehmann.
Memorial services for Kurt will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011 at the Waldensian Presbyterian Church with Rev. Vicki Evans and Heno Head officiating. A visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Waldensian Presbyterian Church or the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett, Mo.