1934 Lawrence 2013

Lawrence E. Wheeler Sr.

November 28, 1934 — November 5, 2013

Lawrence E. Wheeler Sr., 78, Zephyrhills, FL, formerly of Menasha and Appleton, passed away on November 5, 2013 at Florida Hospital, Zephyrhills, FL.

Larry was born in Royalton WI on November 28, 1934 to the late Burton and Evelyn (Whitehead) Wheeler. He graduated in 1953 from Little Wolf High School in Manawa, Wisconsin. He married his wife Sandy (nee Johnson/Robbins) on October 14, 1989 in Appleton.

He worked for Kampo/Schneider Tank Lines from 1959 until retiring in 1996. In retirement, Larry and Sandy traveled with a RV until finally settling in Florida in 1998. Larry was a member of Teamster Local 563 and St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, Langlade, Wisconsin.

Larry is survived by his wife, Sandy; children: Debbie (Clay Freedlund) Kilishek, Menasha; Larry Wheeler Jr., Appleton; Jeff (Chrissi) Robbins, Waupaca; Jon (Ann) Robbins, Fort Collins, Colorado; grandchildren: Mike Kaufman Jr., Tom Kaufman, Kayah Robbins, and Kyan Robbins; great-grandson, Jesse Emons; sister, Beverly Malueg, Clintonville; brother, Tom (Dar) Wheeler, New London; sister-in-law, Mary Wheeler, Appleton; sister-in-law Char (George) Hamm, Strongsville, Ohio; along with numerous family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Terry; sister, Ellie Dearth; brother, Clifford (Satch) Wheeler; brother-in-law, Neil Malueg; and in-laws Charles and Mary Johnson

Memorial Services will be held on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at noon at WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME TRI-COUNTY CHAPEL (1592 Oneida St., Menasha) with Fr. Charles Hoffmann officiating. Family and friends may visit from 10:00 am until the time of the service. A private family inurnment will held at later time at Riverside Cemetery, Appleton. In lieu of flowers, a memorial is being established in his name. Online condolences may be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com.

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