Name: Donald Dean Wheeler
Given Name: Donald Dean
Surname: Wheeler 1 2
Birth: 11 Apr 1931 in Burwell, Garfield County, Nebraska [prob]
Death: 02 Jul 2001 in Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska
Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska USA
_NAME: Francis Medical Center
CITY: Grand Island
STAE: Hall County, Nebraska
Burial: 05 Jul 2001 Burwell, Garfield County, Nebraska
Burwell, Garfield County, Nebraska USA
_NAME: Cottonwood Cemetery
STAE: Garfield County, Nebraska
Reference Number: 6438
Military 06 Jan 1951-16 Jul 1954
Note: United States Air Force
Note: heavy equipment operator for many years
Change Date: 08 May 2007 at 02:35
OBITUARY«/u»«/b»: Grand Island Independent, Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska
http://theindependent.com/stories/070401/rec_obit04.html [found by vlww on 18 Feb. 2007]
70, Heavy equipment operator
BURWELL -- Donald Dean Wheeler, 70, of Burwell died Monday, July 2, 2001, at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island.
Mr. Wheeler was cremated. Military graveside memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Cottonwood Cemetery in Burwell. The Rev. Rolly Salts will officiate.
Memorials are suggested to the Burwell Ambulance Supply Fund. Hitchcock Funeral Home is Burwell is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Wheeler was born April 11, 1931, in Burwell to Merton and Vida (Mattley) Wheeler. He graduated from Burwell High School in 1949.
On Jan. 6, 1951, he entered the United States Air Force. He was honorably discharged on July 16, 1954.
He married Ruth Manchester on Aug. 27, 1960, in Burwell. He was employed as a heavy equipment operator for many years.
He is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Deanna and Larry Dzingle of Burwell and Tami Sue Wheeler of Ord; one son, Donald Wheeler of Norfolk, Va.; one grandchild; a sister and brother-in-law, Zona and Daniel Malmberg of Stuart, and a sister-in-law, Carol Wheeler of Bonita Springs, Fla.
He was preceded in death by his wife in 1999, an infant grandson and a brother, Gary."
Father: Merton C. Wheeler b: 03 Jun 1897
Mother: Vida M. Mattley b: 03 Oct 1903 in Loup County, Nebraska [Nw Of Burwell]
Ruth Mavis Manchester b: 20 Aug 1929 in North Loup, Valley County, Nebraska
27 Aug 1960
in Burwell, Garfield County, Nebraska
Information from obit of Donald Dean Wheeler (under his note section). --- vlww.
- Change Date:
08 May 2007
- Abbrev: Family History: Garfield County Roundup; Garfield County, Nebraska
Title: Family History: Garfield County Roundup; Garfield County, Nebraska
Publication: Garfield County Historical Society, 737 H Street, RR 1 Box 66, Burwell, NE 68823
- Media: Vital Records
Abbrev: Social Security Death Index: U.S.A.
Title: Social Security Death Index: U.S.A.
Publication: Ancestry.com. [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File.
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