Bryan Patrick Wheeler
1978 - 2021
Lamb Funeral Home
120 S Main St
Whitewater, KS
Bryan Patrick Wheeler
Whitewater - Bryan's life began on August 5, 1978, the son of Gary Nelson and Lydia Joan Wheeler in Homestead, Florida. Bryan passed away peacefully on Friday, September 24, 2021, at the age of 43. He was preceded in death by his wife, April, on December 31, 2020.
His loving family includes his mom and dad, Lydia Joan and William "Wayne" Steen of Florence, South Carolina; brother, Christopher Scott Wheeler (Anna Marie) of Kodiak, Alaska; sisters, Kelli Steen Wukela (Michael) and Kristen Leigh Steen (fiancé, Tory Kluender) all of Columbia, South Carolina; also his father, Gary Nelson Wheeler, and his half-brother, Garrett Wheeler both of Gainesville, Florida; his bonus mother, Kathy Wohlgemuth Wiebe of Whitewater, Kansas; father-in-law, Larry Wiebe of Potwin, Kansas; brother-in-law, Aaron Wiebe (Krista Briar) of Park City, Kansas. He is Uncle Bryan to Jack and Clara Wukela, and to Asa and Elek Wheeler.
He graduated from West Florence High School, Class of 1996, in Florence, South Carolina. He played the trombone in the school's marching band all four years. Bryan received his Associates Degree from Florence Darlington Technical College. He married April Dawn Wiebe on July 4, 2013 in Whitewater, Kansas. Bryan was a night auditor for Towne Place Suites by Marriott. He attended Federated Church and enjoyed reading and helping others with computer techniques and issues.
His family will gather with friends on Monday, October 4, from 10-11:00 a.m. for visitation at Federated Church, 207 E. Central, Whitewater, Kansas. His funeral will follow at 11:00 a.m. A private family burial will be held at a later date in Whitewater Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Federated Church in care of Lamb Funeral Home, P.O. Box 358, Whitewater, Kansas 67154.
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Published by The Kansan from Oct. 1 to Oct. 5, 2021.
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Federated Church
207 E. Central, Whitewater, KS
Federated Church
207 E. Central, Whitewater, KS
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We are so sorry to hear this. You and your family are in our hearts . Please know we are praying for all. May you find peace in knowing that God is with you.
Darlyn and Danny Godwin
October 14, 2021
My heart hurts for Bryan´s family as they grieve for another loss. To such a loving family, lean on God and your love for each other and know that we all grieve with you.
Kathy Lewis
October 11, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person and we will miss you.
Kevin Wohlgemuth
October 1, 2021
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