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  • ID: I6438
  • Name: Donald Dean Wheeler
  • Given Name: Donald Dean
  • Surname: Wheeler 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 11 Apr 1931 in Burwell, Garfield County, Nebraska [prob]
  • Death: 02 Jul 2001 in Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska
  • ADDR:
    Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska USA
  • _NAME: Francis Medical Center
  • CITY: Grand Island
  • STAE: Hall County, Nebraska
  • CTRY: USA
  • Burial: 05 Jul 2001 Burwell, Garfield County, Nebraska
  • Cremation: Y
  • ADDR:
    Burwell, Garfield County, Nebraska USA
  • _NAME: Cottonwood Cemetery
  • CITY: Burwell
  • STAE: Garfield County, Nebraska
  • CTRY: USA
  • Note:
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    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]
    «b»"Donald Wheeler«/b»
    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."
  • Reference Number: 6438
  • Event: Military 06 Jan 1951-16 Jul 1954
  • Note: United States Air Force
  • Occupation:
  • Note: heavy equipment operator for many years
  • _UID: CD5C57EBB17641868CE38C266A8F1C38C7E3
  • Change Date: 08 May 2007 at 02:35



    Father: Merton C. Wheeler b: 03 Jun 1897
    Mother: Vida M. Mattley b: 03 Oct 1903 in Loup County, Nebraska [Nw Of Burwell]

    Marriage 1 Ruth Mavis Manchester b: 20 Aug 1929 in North Loup, Valley County, Nebraska
    • Married: 27 Aug 1960 in Burwell, Garfield County, Nebraska
    • Note:

      Information from obit of Donald Dean Wheeler (under his note section). --- vlww.
    • Change Date: 08 May 2007
    Children
    1. Has No Children Living
    2. Has No Children Living
    3. Has No Children Living

    Sources:
    1. 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
    2. 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.
      Page: [DONALD D. WHEELER]
      Quality: 3

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