|Birth: ||Dec. 11, 1952|
|Death: ||Oct. 5, 2013|
Teresa Riecher, former law officer and wife of magazine editor Anton Riecher, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, in Hearne, TX, after a lengthy illness. She was 60.Born Virgie Teresa Wheaton in Baytown, TX, on Dec. 11, 1952, Teresa's parents were Guy Raymond Wheaton and Thelma Pauline Seagrove. The family later moved to Liberty, TX, where Teresa grew up.She graduated from Liberty High School, Liberty, Texas in 1971. A graduate of the University of Houston, Teresa became a certified peace officer working under Liberty County Sheriff Buck Eckols. After marrying in March 1981, Teresa moved with her husband who worked as a newspaper journalist in the Texas cities of Paris, Palestine, Ennis and Bryan-College Station. Since 1996, her husband has worked as editor of Industrial Fire World magazine, specializing in industrial fire fighting.
Teresa worked most recently for the Texas Agricultural Extension Service. In 2007, she suffered a stroke that left her wheelchair bound. She continued to live at home with her husband until further illness last year required nursing home care. Teresa is survived by her husband, Anton and one brother Jerral Wheaton of Shreveport, Louisiana. The couple had no children. She was preceded in death by her parents, Guy & Thelma Seagroves Wheaton and her brother Guy Darrel Wheaton. Graveside services were held on October 19th at 2 p.m. at Fairlawn Cemetery, Liberty, Texas.
Guy Raymond Wheaton (1913 - 1970)
Thelma Pauline Seagroves Wheaton (1921 - 1989)
Guy Darrell Wheaton (1939 - 2003)**
Virgie Teresa Wheaton Riecher (1952 - 2013)
Created by: JanieWilkey
Record added: Oct 05, 2013
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