Betty L. Wheeler

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Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
1101 NE 112th Avenue
Vancouver, WA

February 13, 1924 ~ July 8, 2016
"Betty was a dedicated wife, mother and homemaker. She was proud of her family."

Betty L. Wheeler of Vancouver, WA, 92, passed away July 8, 2016. She was born Feb. 13, 1924 in Virgil, KS.
After high school graduation, Betty moved to Ridgefield, WA with her family.
She worked in an office at the Vancouver Ship Yards during WWII. Later, as a student at UW, she married the sailor she met at a USO dance.
Betty retired as Deputy City Clerk in Ridgefield, WA in 1998.
She enjoyed R.V. traveling, playing pinochle, writing, and family gatherings.
Betty is survived by her daughters, Teresa Walsh (Jeff) and Sara Paul (Ken), both of Vancouver, WA; brother, Norman Parker of Vancouver, WA; grandchildren, Shawn Hester of San Diego, CA, Connie Custodio of Irvine, CA, Sally Waddle of Vancouver, WA, Kyle Walsh of Vancouver, WA, and John Paul of Woodland, WA; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years and the love of her life, Clayton R. Wheeler; sister, Peggy Heying; and daughter, Judy Hester.
A Celebration of Life will be held Sat., July 16, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
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Published in The Columbian on July 10, 2016
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