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Loretta Wheeler


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Wheeler, Loretta
1923 - 2018
Loretta Jean Wheeler, of Columbus, aged 95, passed away peacefully at Hillside Country Living in Bryan, Ohio on January 5, 2018. She was born on January 2, 1923, the first child of Edward and Catherine (Stiles) Buckley. She was known as Jean to her friends and family. She graduated from South High School in 1941, on July 14, 1944 she married Lloyd R. Wheeler from Zanesville. They were married 56 years and raised five children, Charles (Debra Tayleur) Wheeler of San Francisco, Carol (Jim) Payne of Bryan, Ohio, Robert (Donna) Wheeler of Dayton, Ohio, Paul (Susan) Wheeler of San Diego, and Harley (Cindy) Wheeler of Minerva, Ohio; and 11 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. She was a member of Gender Road Christian Church. Jean is survived by her children; her sister, Eileen Rankin; and brother, Edward (Patty) Buckley; and her sister-in-law, Dona Wheeler and brother-in-law, Kenneth Wheeler. She was preceded in death by parents, her sister Doris Bender, infant granddaughter Katie Marie, brother-in-law Robert Rankin, and nephew Craig Buckley. Memorial Contributions may be made to Gender Road Christian Church. Friends may call on Friday, January12, 1-3 and 5-7pm, EVANS FUNERAL HOME, 4171 E. Livingston Ave., where the Funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 13, 10am with Rev. Kerry Reed officiating. Interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. www.evansfuneralhome.net
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Jan. 10, 2018
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