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Robert M. Wheeler, age 83 of Sellersburg, IN, formerly of Conneaut, OH and Haines City/Clermont, FL, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on July 27, 2017. He was born to Eulah (Braden) and Bernie Wheeler on July 18, 1934 in Conneaut. He was formerly a member of The First United Methodist Church in Conneaut and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He enjoyed fishing, flea marketing, dancing, especially polka dancing, helping as a Mr. Fix-it for his children and grandchildren, traveling, meeting friends at McDonalds and family time. He is survived by his wife, Loretta (King) Wheeler; sons Bruce and Robert (Toni), daughter Beverly Dalheim and step-daughter, Kimberly Ellingsen; Grandchildren Lisa (Curt) Distel, Lori (Jon) Distel, Patrick Dalheim, Matthew (Alix) Dalheim, Lauren (Dave) Jackson, Joseph Wheeler, Miranda Cope, John Cole and Karsen Ellingsen; Great-grandchildren: Wyatt and Delany Distel, Robbie & Jonny Distel, Cody & Kyla Jackson, Jon-Andrew Dalheim, Easton Vaningan, Lucas Ellingsen, and numerous other relatives. He is preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Rebecca (Fiala); brothers: Edward, Cyrus, Bernie, Milford (Micky), and Richard Wheeler; sisters: Geraldine Nelson, Vera Champlin, Betty Crandall, Mary Alice Christy; daughter-in-law Jean (Doran) Wheeler and grandson Daniel Wheeler A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, August 12 at Greenlawn Memory Gardens, N. Kingsville, OH. Local arrangements entrusted to the Marcy Funeral Home, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut. Sign the guestbook at www.marcyfuneralhome.com
Published on August 4, 2017
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