Marlin Wissman

09/24/1961 – 06/27/2019

Obituary for Marlin Wissman

Marlin Wissman, 57, of Sedalia, MO, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019 at University Hospital in Columbia. He was born on September 24, 1961 in Versailles, MO, the son of Cleo James and Myloh Mae (Tobaben) Wissman.

Shorty, enjoyed hunting, fishing, farming, and especially enjoyed spoiling his nieces and nephews.

Survivors include his mother, Myloh Mae Wissman of Sedalia; two brothers, Kirk Wissman (Pam) of Cole Camp and Bart Wissman (Christine) of Sedalia; and a sister, Alesia Wissman of Sedalia; numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Cleo James Wissman.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Rea Funeral Chapel with Rev. Dan Hankins officiating.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the chapel.

Burial will be at Highland Sacred Gardens in Sedalia, MO.

Pallbearers will be Cody J. Wissman, Dylan Wissman, Joseph Wansing, Brett Manuel, Dean Manuel, and Bryson Galariada.

Honorary bearers will be Austin Archambault, Clayton Archambault, and Chris Schwermer.

Memorial contributions may be made to  Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.

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We traveled alot,especially to the hills of Arkansas you’ll be missed my friend
– Doug Ditzfeld
Grew up with Shorty. He was a good childhood friend and we spent a lot of time at his house, or in the barn, or fishing in their pond, or at the creek. We had some good times together. He didn’t always look like it, but he was always friendly, happy, and just a nice person, always eager to offer a helping hand or just be your friend. He’ll be missed here but Heaven just aquire a friend.
– Don Carr
I remember shorty working with my brothers always had a very kind heart
– Janis Welch
Shorty and my granddaughter were good buddies. In between hospital stays while she was home he’d walk down and bring her flowers are some little something. Last Halloween he brought her a pumpkin. So when she was home and feeling good we’d jump on the gator and drive down to his house and she’d take him a new hat once in awhile. First time we did I introduced him to Willow as “Marlin”. He knelt down, looked her in the eye and told her “I’m not Marlin, I’m Shorty”. She smiled and after that it was “Shorty”. Every time we drove by and she saw him outside she’d say “look papa, it’s Shorty”. I know she was one of many waiting at the gate to welcome him!
– Dean Manuel
I was sorry to hear of Marlin’s death. I guess he and Bub can talk over old times now.
– Patty Closser
Sorry for your loss. Prayers to the family.
– Terry Borchers
Pam and family, I am so sorry for your loss, prayers for your family!!
– Karla French

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