ROBERT LAURENCE WHEELER, PELS MAY 8, 1934 ~ OCTOBER 14, 2013 Bob was born to Laurence (Dutch) and Margaret (Marty) Wheeler, grew up in Santa Fe; graduated from Santa Fe High School in 1952; served in the USAF and earned a BSCE from NMSU in 1973; worked for NMDOT for 28 years and retired as District 6 Maintenance Engineer. He later worked with FEMA deploying to various disaster areas. Bob succumbed to prostate cancer in Bothell, WA. He is survived by his wife, Patti; siblings Tom Wheeler and Cindi Fuqua; children Paul , Gail, David Wheeler and Jennifer Brooks; grandchildren Lindsay, Cody, Kendra, Tab, Alexis Wheeler and Jacob Brooks; great granddaughter Julia Lucero; nephews and nieces Elizabeth Tyrer, Russell Wheeler; Todd and Scott Fuqua. Bob was an endowed member of Santa Fe Montezuma Lodge No. 1 and the Scottish Rite, Valley of the Orient.
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900