Cheryl Lynn Wheeler |

Cheryl Lynn Wheeler

Cheryl Lynn Wheeler

Former resident of Eagle, Colorado, Cheryl Lynn Wheeler, passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at her residence in Marble, Colorado surrounded by her family. She was 52 years of age.A Mass of the Resurrection will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, October 8, 2011, at the St. Mary of the Crown Catholic Church, 397 Whitehill Road, Carbondale, Colorado. Inurnment will take place at the Marble Cemetery at a later date.Cheryl Lynn Sox was born to Robert and Karen (Simmons) Sox on December 16, 1958, in Detroit, Michigan. She spent her childhood and attended schools in Michigan and Eagle, Colorado. She furthered her education at Colorado Mountain College, where she earned a degree in accounting.On July 19, 1978, Cheryl married Richard Wheeler at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Eagle, Colorado. To this union, three sons were born. The Wheelers resided in several areas including Eagle, seven years on the West Muddy Creek at Spring Creek, Somerset and most recently, Marble, Colorado.Cheryl, a devoted wife and loving mother and grandmother, enjoyed arts and crafts of all kinds. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Paonia and St. Mary’s Altar & Rosary Society in Eagle. She enjoyed volunteering for the Eagle Fire Department and was a Cub Scout committee member.Cheryl is survived by her husband, Richard J. Wheeler of Marble; mother and step-father, Karen & Ronald Simmons of Jenison, MI; three sons: R. Eric Wheeler of New Castle, CO, Daniel Wheeler of Gypsum, CO, and Brian (Cynthia) Wheeler of New Castle, CO; four sisters: Susan (Robert) Schuler of Marble, Lisa (Todd) Randolph of Grand Haven, MI, Denise Temple of Grand Haven, MI, and Patricia (Robbert) Tanis of Montague, MI; and one brother-in-law, Jeff Wheeler of Hanover, PA. Cheryl is further survived by five grandchildren.In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to be made in Cheryl’s memory to the Hospice of the Valley in Basalt, Colorado, or to the MDA or ALS Associations.Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory, Paonia, Colorado.View the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at taylorfuneralservice. com.

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