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Charles Wesley Wheeler

  • Birth 26 Nov 1875 Fulton County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 27 Sep 1938 Fulton County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Lewistown, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 86735480

Birthplace Putman Township
Died at the home of Joseph Wheeler (brother)
62y 10m 1d
Internment Oak Hill Cemetery Lewistown, IL at 2 p.m. 9/30/1938
The Pyle Mortuary, Cuba
Officiating at funeral Rev. F.B. Hanna Pastor Methodist Protestant Church of Cuba
Taken from Memorial book by Linda Deakin Haynes

Charles W. Wheeler, 72, Native of Cuba, Is Dead
Cuba, Ill Sept (special)
Charles Wesley Wheeler, 72, died last evening at the home of his brother, Joseph, route 1, Cuba. He had been ill a month.
Mr. Wheeler, a baker by trade, was in business with his brother, Joseph, in Wyoming, Ill., for several years. Later he was in the same business in Morning Sun, Iowa, for more than 20 years.
Born near Cuba, Nov. 21, 1845 {?check source}, a son of John and Margaret (Harris) Wheeler, he was married to Fannie Cline in Lewistown in 1893. He made his home in El Paso, Texas with a nephew, Bernard Cline, for several years after the death of his wife in November 1932. On August 17, 1938 he came to Illinois to visit his brothers and sisters, and was taken ill shortly after arriving at the home of a brother, William, who resides south of that city. Later he suffered two strokes and was taken to the home of his brother, William.
Surviving, besides the two brothers, are five sisters, Mrs. -------- Payne, East Peoria, Mrs.------- Payne, Bloomington, Mrs. ------ France, Ipava, Mrs. Frank Wilson, Plymouth, and Mrs. Curtis Buffum, Cuba.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete pending the arrival of nephew, Bernard Cline, of _______ . The body was taken to the ------ Mortuary in Cuba. -------- Friends may call.

Fannie Cline Wheeler is buried in Morning Sun, Iowa at the Elmwood Cemetery, Louisa County

Transcribed by Linda Deakin Haynes
I need to review microfilm for obituary to review dates, paper source and unreadable info on actual obituary/ L.H.

Family Members

Gravesite Details Visited caretaker of cemetery 8/27/2012. States Charles Wheeler is recorded as being buried at Oak Hill cemetery, but does not have a stone marker. Gravesite/section unknown.





  • Created by: Linda Haynes
  • Added: 13 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86735480
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Wesley Wheeler (26 Nov 1875–27 Sep 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86735480, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Lewistown, Fulton County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Linda Haynes (contributor 47639314) .