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Ella Wheeler

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Funeral services for Mrs. Ella Wheeler, 101, of Spencer, formerly of Peterson, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, at United Methodist Church in Peterson. Rev. Esta Fraley will officiate the service.

Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church.

Interment will take place at Oakland Cemetery in Peterson.

Mrs. Wheeler passed away Saturday, Oct. 2, at Northshire Residence in Spencer.

Ella Elizabeth Seaman Wheeler, the daughter of Peter and Anna Reusch Seaman, was born Feb. 8, 1909 in Sutherland. She attended school in Sutherland and graduated with the class of 1927.

Ella married Charles Wheeler on Feb. 16, 1929, in Sioux City. To this union, two sons where born, Glen and Gary Joe. Charles and Ella lived on the Wheeler farm west of Peterson. They farmed and later went into the painting business. They moved to Spencer in 1989. Ella was a member of the Peterson Methodist Church for over 75 years and held many offices in the Church including Sunday School teacher and Women's Society. In her spare time, Ella enjoyed crocheting, knitting and sewing.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her son, Glen; and three brothers.

She is survived by her son, Gary Joe and his wife, Karen of Council Bluffs; daughter-in-law, Shirley Wheeler of Spencer; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.