June 15, 1927 - January 22, 2017
Franklin, Indiana | Age 89
Nora Elizabeth Wheeler, age 89, of Franklin, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, January 22, 2017.
Nora was born on June 15, 1927 to George B. and Lela Belle Nelson in Ponca City, OK. She was raised most of her life in Rocky Ford, CO. Nora met her husband, Kenneth G. Wheeler, while he was stationed in the Army at Fort Collins, CO. They were married on April 12, 1953 in Rocky Ford, CO. In 1954, Nora became a registered X-Ray Technician and worked for Dr. Beeler in Indianapolis for several years. She later worked with her husband's business, Cardinal Insurance, until retiring in 1991.
Survivors include her daughter, Jane Fletcher of Indianapolis; her sons, Kevin Wheeler (Sheri) of Greenwood and Kurt Wheeler (Melissa) of Fishers; her grandchildren, Kyle and Clayton Fletcher, Ben and Brian Wheeler and Jackson Wheeler; and one brother, Loyd B. Nelson (Billie).
Nora was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Kenneth on December 10, 2015 and her sisters, Ann Marie Cofflet (John) and Martha Jean Krone (Wayne).
Visitation for Mrs. Wheeler will be on Sunday, January 29, 2017 from 4:00 until 7:00 pm at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Services and Crematory, Greenwood, Chapel, 481 W. Main Street, Greenwood, IN 46142. The funeral will be at 1:00 pm on Monday, January 30, 2017 at the funeral home. Burial will immediately follow at Greenwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the Wheeler family asks that memorial contributions be made to The Alzheimer's Association.
You are invited to visit our website, www.wilsonstpierre.com, to leave a condolence or share a memory.