Bedford, Taylor County, Iowa
Thursday, July 21, 1938, Page 7
OBITUARY - CHESTER A. WHEELEN
Chester A[rthur] WHEELEN, youngest son of Lujanna and William WHEELEN, was born in Shelby County, near
Earling, Iowa, July 22, 1884, and died at his home east of Bedford, July 15, 1938, at the age of 53 years,
11 months and 24 days.
He was married to Miss Grace E. HARSH on April 1, 1908. To them were born five
children, Emeral J., Maxine and Earl R. and two sons, Floyd and William, who died in infancy.
He is survived by his wife, Earl and Maxine of the home, Emeral and his wife of Mount Ayr, and one brother,
Charles Jay WHEELEN of Dunlap, Iowa. Another brother, George WHEELEN, preceded him in death a year ago.
Mr. WHEELEN was a devoted husband, a kind and loving father, and considerate neighbor. He was ever ready to
lend a helping hand to any and all in need. He was a member of the Methodist church at Platteville.
The funeral services were held at the Wetmore Funeral Home Monday afternoon, conducted by Rev. W. F.
OVERHULSER. Burial was in the Platteville cemetery.
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