Mr. Donald Edward Wheeler

Nov 4, 1936 - Jan 4, 2022 (Age 85)

Toluca Lake, California


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Forest Lawn - Hollywood Hills Obituary

Donald Edward Wheeler, 85, born on November 4, 1936, in Mineola, NY, United States, passed away January 4, 2022. He resided in Toluca Lake, CA at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills, California.

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We hope you are in heaven dancing with the love of your life.

You will be in our hearts forever.

Bill, Lisa and Matthew

Getting ready to go trick or treating with the great grandkids. Always happy and full of positive energy.

Hanging at the park with Eli his great grandson. Love you gandpa.

Trick or treating with the great grandkids. Good times.

I miss you Grandpa. Thank you for all the great times and memories you blessed us with. We love you.

Miss you dad you were taken too soon love you so very much

Miss you dad you were taken to soon love you so very much ❤

For me, my mother's cousin Donnie had always been a legendary family figure. Indeed my first memory of Donnie was when I was a very young girl and he appeared on the cover of the Daily News and Newsday. As a handsome young sailor Donnie, called a "prominent Long Island boy," by the newspapers, had eloped with Victoria, the daughter of the actor and comedian Bud Abbott, one of the most popular entertainers in the world. It would be a marriage that would last 60+ years, until Vicki's...

Love you Uncle Donnie! You were truly a one-of-a-kind man! You loved deeply and always wanted the best for your family! Will miss your sharp wit and enormous sense of humor. I remember many visits were you would shake my hand and tell me to squeeze it as hard as I could. You never flinched! I also looked up to you as a strong, caring, funny, loving Uncle who took no guff from anybody. Missing you a ton right now, but I know you are up in Heaven, with the love of your life, finally in peace...

We will miss you dearly Uncle Don I miss the phone calls.
All our Love
Danny boom boom Gallagher and Family

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