Ruth M. Wheeler
1926 - 2021
BORN
1926
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Woodlawn Funeral Home
7750 West Cermak Road
Forest Park, IL
Ruth M. Wheeler, 95, of Naperville, Illinois, formerly of Wheaton, Illinois, passed away October 7, 2021. She was born May 6, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois. Ruth was the wife for over 68 years of Paul Wheeler, who preceded her in death. She loved music of all kinds and was an accomplished pianist. She volunteered at Marionjoy Rehabilitation Center in Wheaton, Illinois and a local food pantry in the Wheaton area. Ruth was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was preceded in death by her son Scott. She is survived by sons Glenn (Deborah), Keith (Maureen); 4 grandchildren Erin (Jason), Jacob, Nicholas, Samantha; 1 great grand-child Juniper. Visitation will be held October 13, 2021, from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Woodlawn Funeral Home, 7750 W. Cermak Rd., Forest Park, Il. 60130, to be followed immediately by burial at Woodlawn Cemetery, located at the same address. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Donations can also be made online at www.stjude.org. The funeral service for Ruth M. Wheeler will also be LIVESTREAMED for those who cannot attend. For more information please head to www.woodlawnchicago.com or call Woodlawn funeral home at 708-442-8500.

Published by Chicago Tribune from Oct. 10 to Oct. 13, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Oct
13
Visitation
12:00p.m. - 2:00p.m.
Woodlawn Funeral Home
7750 West Cermak Road, Forest Park, IL
Oct
13
Burial
Woodlawn Cemetery
7750 W. Cermak Rd., Forest Park, IL
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Thinking of the family and wishing them comfort and peace
Nadine
October 14, 2021
My condolences to the family
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October 11, 2021
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