Donald J. Wiseman

Donald J. Wiseman

July 15, 1940 - April 18, 2022

Donald J. Wiseman, 81, of New London passed away on Monday, April 18, 2022, at the New London Specialty Care Center in New London.

Don was born on July 15, 1940, in Wesley, Iowa the son of James Roy and Sylvia (Schade) Wiseman. Don was united in marriage to Joan L. Johnston on August 24, 1968, at Kahoka, Missouri. Don started his working career at the New London Creamery as a butter maker, then he went to the Iowa Ammunition Plant in Middletown, then he went to work for the New London Farmers COOP, where he was in charge of the ordering and delivering of propane. B & B bought out the COOP propane department and he went to work for them for a combined 35 years of service.

He enjoyed fishing, NASCAR, antiquing, but most of all spending time with his grandchildren and his dog Rocky. Don was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Eagles Club.

Don is survived by his wife of 53 years, Joan of New London, his children, Allen (Abby) Wiseman of Mt. Union, Kevin Wiseman of Florida, Laura Wagner of Lowell, Barbara (Barry) Shipley of Burlington and Richard Haines of Des Moines, his grandchildren, Deklin, Gradyn, Brylee, Jennifer, Jason, Jeremy, Michelle, Shannon, Stephanie, and Jamie and several great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sons, Kenny Wiseman and Chuck Haines, ten brothers and sisters and his dog Ringo.

Friends may call after 2 p.m. on Monday, April 25, 2022, at the Murphy Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant where the family will be present from 5 to 7 p.m. that evening. Burial will be held in the White Pidgeon Cemetery at North English at a later date.

Don’s family would like to give a special thanks to EveryStep Hospice for the wonderful care they gave to Don.

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