|Birth: ||Mar. 1, 1911|
|Death: ||Mar. 11, 1981|
Las Vegas Renew-Journal
Page 6 B- Friday, March 3, 1981
Francis Orville Wheeler died Wednesday in Logandale, Nevada.
He was an area resident since 1939.
He was born March 1, 1911, in Nebraska and was an auto body repairman.
He is survived by his son, Allen of Oceanside, California; father, Walter Wheeler of Wauneta, Nebraska, brothers, Donald of Missouri Valley, Iowa; Wesley of Wauneta, Nebraska; Gerald of Boise, Idaho and Carroll of Belton, Texas; sisters, Marvel Miller of Imperial, Nebraska; Opal Ripper of Bethany, Oklahoma; Val Jean Soper of Medford, Massachusetts; LaDene Hudnall of Imperial, Nebraska and Velma Crawford of Corpus Christi, Texas; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services were 10 a.m. on Friday in the Logandale Chapel of the Church of Latter Day Saints.
Burial was in Memory Gardens.
Bunker Mortuary handled the arrangements.
Wauneta Breeze Thursday 19 Mar 1981
Francis O. Wheeler of Logandale, Nevada passed away early Wednesday, March 11 at his home in Logandale.
Francis was the 2nd son of Walter and Laura Wheeler and was born on the family farm north of Wauneta, March 1, 1911. He was a graduate of Wauneta High School with the class of "29". A few years after graduation he went to Las Vegas to make his home, and there he married Dolly Ruth Cole, who preceded him in death.
Survivors are a son, Allen and family of California; a daughter, Rosalyn Martinez and husband, Ernest of Logandale and 2 granddaughters, Dixie and Ruth, his aged father, Walter of Wauneta, Nebraska, 4 brothers and 5 sisters.
Francis was an independent hard working man, though severely crippled for many years.
Brothers and sisters attending memorial services were Mr. and Mrs. Averill Hudnall of Imperial, Velma Crawford of Corpus Christi, Texas, Donald of Crescent, Iowa and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Wheeler of Boise, Idaho.
Anyone wanting to send memorials are requested to send them to the Cancer Research Center, City of Hope, Los Angeles, California.
Walter Samuel Wheeler (1885 - 1981)
Laura Martha Fanning Wheeler (1887 - 1971)
Dolly Ruth Cole Wheeler (1911 - 1964)*
Opal Edith Wheeler Ripper (1907 - 1993)*
Keith Gerald Wheeler (1909 - 1976)*
Francis Orville Wheeler (1911 - 1981)
Velma Dessie Wheeler Crawford (1913 - 1999)*
Marvel Nellie Wheeler Miller (1915 - 2002)*
Carroll Walter Wheeler (1917 - 2011)*
Donald G Wheeler (1919 - 2003)*
Gerald C. Wheeler (1921 - 2010)*
Eva LaDene Wheeler Hudnall (1926 - 2002)*
Berniece ValJean Wheeler Soper (1928 - 2008)*
Bunkers Memory Gardens Cemetery
Plot: Garden of Prayer North
Created by: C Stoppel
Record added: Oct 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77536226
Rest in Peace.|
Added: Oct. 3, 2011