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Ruth Wheeler

Wednesday, July 9, 2003

CAPE GIRARDEAU - Ruth LaJune Wheeler, 90, died at 9:40 p.m. July 7, 2003, at the Lutheran Home.

Born Nov. 26, 1912, to Roy Lacey and Mabel Omega Haight Standiford in Garland, S.C., where they were homesteading, she was a shoe sales clerk at Connie's, Gaylord's and Brown's Shoe Fit in Cape Girardeau before retiring. She was a member of the Illmo United Methodist Church in Scott City.

On Dec. 20, 1930, in Springfield, she married Irvin Wheeler who preceded her in death on May 19, 1999.

Survivors include: one son, Dennis Wheeler of Jackson; two daughters, Janis Gilbert of Cape Girardeau and Susie Kinder of Scott City; and seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Visitation is from 1 p.m. Thursday until service time at 2 p.m. at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City. The Rev. Jim Woeltje will officiate.

Burial will follow in Lightner Memorial Cemetery at Scott City.