Charles "Chuck" Wheeler, 78, St. Joseph, MO

Published 03/18 2014 10:38AM

Updated 03/18 2014 10:41AM

Charles “Chuck” Wheeler, 78, St. Joseph, Missouri died Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the VA Hospital in Leavenworth, Kansas.

He was born July 31, 1935 to Hazel L. Wheeler and John Throckmorton in Stone County, Missouri.

He married Nancy McNamara on March 14, 1969. She survives of the home.

Chuck was a lifetime member of the DAV, a fisherman, hunter and gardener and very active with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother.

Additional Survivors: son, Charles Wheeler II, Parkville, Missouri; daughters, Iris Kirkland (Josh), St. Joseph, Missouri, Sheryl Martinez, Sterling, Kansas and Roberta Carroll (Joe), Platte City, Missouri; grandchildren, Seth, Cassidy, Olivia, Heather, Jordan, Jon, Kristin, Elizabeth, Samantha and Stephanie; and great-grandchildren, Cierra, Isaac, Kiera, Kaiden and Kennedy.

Care provided by Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the VA Hospital in Leavenworth, Kansas. Online guest book and obituary at

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