|Shirley L. Wheeler, 82, of Galesburg died at 2:34 pm Friday, January 4, 2013 in Cottage Hospital.
She was born April 1, 1930 in Jacksonville, Ill., the daughter of George Frank and Dorothy Mae Cassell Campbell. She was raised by her beloved grandmother, Amanda Etta Cassell, who precedes her in death. She married Vancil L. Wheeler on April 19, 1948 in Jacksonville, Ill. He preceded her in death on September 13, 2003.
She is survived by her son, Mike L. (Sheila) Wheeler of Galesburg; her daughter, Marsha L. Fox of Galesburg; her brother, George F. (Carol) Campbell of Dallas, Texas; four grandchildren, two step grandchildren; one great grandson and two step great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, her grandmother and her husband.
Shirley worked for Maytag Corporation for over 30 years, retiring in February of 1992. She graduated from Jacksonville High School. One of her favorite past times was reading.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1:30 pm Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Hinchliff-Pearson West Galesburg Chapel. Rev. James Ecklund will officiate. Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 pm Tuesday at the chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Cottage Hospital Senior Circle. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.