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Aneita Wheeler

July 17, 1941 — June 20, 2015

Aneita Wheeler, the daughter Max Aden Miller and Mary Lenora (Schafer) Karstensen, was born July 17, 1941 at her grandparent’s house, Mt. Etna, Iowa. Aneita entered eternal rest on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at CHI Health Mercy Hospital in Corning, Iowa, at the age of 73 years, 11 months, and 3 days.
Aneita graduated from Corning High School with the class of 1958. After high school, Aneita worked a short time in Des Moines, IA., for the New York Life Insurance Co. On March 22, 1964, she married Larry Wheeler at the Presbyterian Church in Corning. Two children, Robert and Brenda, blessed this union. Aneita worked for the Corning Gas Company for four years, and the Villisca Schools for four years. She also worked for the Adams County Free Press and the Villisca Review, where she sold advertising and “laid-out” the newspapers. Aneita was also a homemaker for her family, with Larry engaged in farming.
Aneita was a wonderful oldest sister. She was a loving mother, grandmother, daughter, and daughter-in-law. Aneita was always there to lend a helping hand to anyone and to make them feel important.
Left to cherish Aneita’s memory are her children, Robert Wheeler, Fulton, MO; and Brenda (Greg) Barber, Des Moines, IA; Grandchildren; Johnathan, Jessica, & Victoria Locke; 3 great-grandchildren; her mother; Lenora Karstensen, Villisca, IA; mother-in-law Velma Wheeler, Villisca, IA.; sisters; Janiece Brokaw, Villisca, IA., Rita Rohrssen, Woodstock, GA; brother-in-law , Dale (Sharon) Wheeler, Villisca, IA. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives, and many friends. She will be missed by many.
Preceding Aneita in death were her husband Larry in 2008; father Max Miller; step-father, Norm Karstensen, father-in-law Robert Wheeler, sister, Mary Alice Bruns; grandson, Robert Jeffrey Miller; brother-in-law Gerald Rohrssen.

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