Mrs. Thelma L. Wiser


Mrs. Thelma L. Wiser, surviving spouse of Pastor Gerald "Bud" Wiser passed away on Monday, July 24, 2023.

A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, July 31, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. at Fouts Funeral Home - Woodbine (501 Normal St, Woodbine, IA 51579) with a luncheon to follow at Woodbine, First United Methodist Church (509 Lincolnway St., Woodbine, IA 51579-1237). Clergy attending are asked to robe and wear a colorful stole in honor of Thelma and Bud’s ministry and resurrection in Jesus today. Visitation will take place on Sunday, July 30th from 4-6 p.m. at Fouts Funeral Home - Woodbine. 

Pastor Wiser served at Northboro-Blanchard and Noble-Grant-Lincoln Center. He retired in 2003.

Survivors include her children, Beth Christiansen of Wichita, Kansas, Lori (Dave) Dyas of Minden, Iowa, Lisa (Warren) Eastman of Des Moines, Iowa, Jerry (Kris) Wiser Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Cathy (Jeff) Wiser of Underwood, Iowa; 16 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

A full obituary can be found at Fouts Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made the Methodist Hospital Foundation for Inner Beauty.

Bishop Bigham-Tsai and the Cabinet – July 26, 2023