Obit: Wheeler, Karl (1905 - 1962)


Surnames: Wheeler, Wolf, Swanberg, Sims

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 04/19/1962

Wheeler, Karl (18 MAR 1905 - 10 APR 1962)

Karl Wheeler, 57, Darien, Wis., died April 10, 1962 in the Mercy Hospital in Janesville, of Cancer. Karl was born March 18, 1905 at Christie (Clark Co.), Wis., the son of Frank and Ethel (Tracy) Wheeler. He married Sylvia Wolf in Woodstock, Ill, April 2, 1934.

He farmed in the Delavan area for about twenty years.

Karl was a member of Our Redeemer Church of Delavan, and had served 15 years on the Fairfield School Board.

He is survived by his wife, a son Burton at home, and two daughters, Margery at home and Mrs. Delores Swanberg of Rockford, Ill., a sister, Mrs. Gladys Sims of Lampasas, Texas, four brothers, Herbert of Big Foate, Wis., Howard of Harvard, Ill., William of Wood, Wis., Clayton of Ellsworth, Wis.

His parents owned the Reseburg (Clark Co., Wis.) store some years ago.

Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in Our Redeemer Church, with Rev. Donald Wilke officiating. Burial was in the Darien Cemetery.



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