|Birth: ||Aug. 19, 1949|
|Death: ||Apr. 8, 2012|
Parents: James W. and Charlotte Carelas.
She graduated from State College Area High School [[State College, PA] in 1967. Mary Ann worked as a Dental Assistant from 1968 until 1975 and then became a stay at home mom and part-time sheepherder for the family flock and has been co-owner of South Stephens Appliance since 1991. Mary Ann was a member of Sutherlin Family Church. She enjoyed going to Bible Studies and attending her family's functions. Her kids and grandkids were her greatest joy. She went to all of her kids and grandkids games, parties, school activities, 4-H functions, church programs, plays, recitals and anywhere else she could be to support them in Mimi's Taxi Cab.
She died of complications from cancer.
Survivors include her husband of 41 years, John Wheland; daughters, Sara Wheland, and Becky Henderson and her husband, Shawn; grandchildren, Cade Meisner, Mcray Henderson, Dalton Henderson and Colton Henderson; brothers, Bill Carelas and his wife, Pat, Jim Carelas and his wife, Rose, and John Carelas and his wife, Cathy; many nieces, nephews; other relatives and a host of friends.
Mary Ann was preceded in death by her brother, Tony Carelas, and her parents, James W. and Charlotte Carelas.
Memorial services for Mary Ann will be held Friday, April 20, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Sutherlin Family Church. Pastor Paul Glazner will officiate. Private interment has been held in the Cleveland Cemetery.
(Obit published in the Roseburg, OR "The News-Review" on April 13, 2012.)
James W Carelas (1915 - 1997)
Charlotte Mae Barry Carelas (1916 - 2003)
Mary Ann Carelas Wheland (1949 - 2012)
Anthony S Carelas (1955 - 1978)*
Created by: J.D. Larimore
Record added: Apr 14, 2012
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