Betty Wheeler Obituary

Betty Rose Wheeler
Betty Rose Wheeler
Betty Rose Wheeler

June 28, 1925 - June 9, 2011
Born in Des Moines, IA,
Resided in Windsor Heights, IA
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Obituary

Betty Rose Wheeler, 85, passed from this life on Thursday, June 9, 2011 at her home in Windsor Heights. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., on Monday, June 13, at Windsor Heights Lutheran Church, of which she was a member. Burial will follow at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.

Betty was born on September 28, 1925 in Des Moines, Iowa to Anton and Johanna Reuter Haider, both formerly of Germany. As a young girl, Betty went with her mother and special aunt, Katherine, to Germany for six months and enjoyed celebrating her 10th birthday there. Betty was a graduate of Roosevelt High School. On September 9, 1951, Betty married Harry Wheeler and they made their home in Windsor Heights. She was formerly employed as a secretary with Cownie Furs for more than 40 years. She enjoyed vacationing in Florida and loved her time on the beach.

She is survived and lovingly remembered by her sons, Tony (Cheryl) Wheeler and Steve (Betsy) Wheeler; five grandchildren, Nicole (Brian) Hemesath, Michael (Morgan) Wheeler, Brook Wheeler, Maria Wheeler and Heidi Wheeler; and two great-grandchildren, Harlow Wheeler and Olivia Hemesath. Betty was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband.

The family will greet friends from 9:30 a.m. until the service time on Monday at the church.

Memorials may be made to either the Animal Rescue League of Iowa or a favorite charity of the Donor's choice.

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ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ WESTOVER FUNERAL HOME.

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Visitation
Windsor Heights Lutheran Church
1240 - 66th Street
Des Moines, IA US 50324
Monday, June 13, 2011
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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Funeral Service
Windsor Heights Lutheran Church
1240 - 66th Street
Des Moines, IA US 50324
Monday, June 13, 2011
11:00 AM
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Cemetery
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Monday, June 13, 2011