Marjorie L. Wheeler

January 23, 1922 - December 8, 2013
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Mrs. Marjorie L. Wheeler

Marjorie L. Wheeler, 91, of Rockford, IL, formerly of Belvidere, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, December 8, 2013 at Crimson Pointe Assisted Living Facility. Marjorie was born January 23, 1922 in Belvidere, daughter of Elmer and Luella (Aves) Ollmann. She married Glenn G. Wheeler on August 7, 1943 in Jackson, Mississippi. Marjorie was a lifelong resident of Belvidere. She worked for GE telephone in Genoa and as a cafeteria aide at Perry School. Marjorie was a lifelong member of Flora Grange, a 65 year member of U of I home extension, Boone County Chapter, volunteered at Maple Crest and the Keenage Center. She helped in the home economics building at the Boone County Fair; socially active with numerous card groups. Marjorie was the grand matriarch at Crimson Pointe. She was involved in floral group, a member of the food and activity committee, and organized and ran weekly Saturday bingo. Marjorie was a kind, loving, caring, generous person with good humor and lived life to the fullest.She is loved and will be missed by her daughter, Sandra (Cameron) Brenner; grandchildren, Heather (Eric) Jernstad, Garret (Jodi) Wheeler and Amy Wheeler; great-grandchildren, Logan Jernstad, Emerson Wheeler, Jack Wheeler and Aiden Wheeler. She is preceded by her parents; husband, Glenn; and son, Gary

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be give to the University of Illinois Home Extension- Boone County Chapter or Boone County Fair Association for a memorial bench in Marjorie’s name.

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Services will be held at 11 AM, Friday, December 13, 2013 at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Funeral Home, 218 West Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, with the Rev. Amy Poust officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-7 PM, Thursday, December 12, 2013 at the funeral home.


 

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Born: January 23, 1922
Died: December 8, 2013

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Gwen P. posted on 12/10/13

Sandy, your mom will be deeply missed here at Crimson Pointe. She is loved here.

 

Mary Hakala posted on 12/11/13

Husband,Ray,was neighbor at Crimson Pointe. He passed in Aug. & will be greeting her in Heaven.

 

Mrs. Edith Ashley posted on 12/12/13

I was Marge's next door neighbor. Marge was a very friendly and out-going person. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

 

Mrs. Kristine Ashley posted on 12/12/13

I first met Marge in Nov 2011 when my mother-in-law moved next door to her at Crimson Pointe. We talked many times over the years. She was always on the go and very upbeat about things except the Food Committee which seldom made the improvements she requested. She loved decorating for the various holidays and always talked about how good her family was to her. I will miss her.

 

Linda (Swanson) Graf posted on 12/26/13

I remember many get togethers for dinners and card games at the Wheeler home in Belvidere and at our home in Cherry Valley. My condolences go out to her familly on their loss. She was a good friend to my mother and I remember her fondly.

 

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