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Duane Robert Wheeler

November 21, 1937 ~ December 5, 2019 (age 82)


Duane Robert Wheeler, 82, of Conneaut, passed away peacefully on December 5, 2019 at the Cleveland Clinic. 

Duane was born in Conneaut, Ohio to Marion and Gerould Wheeler on November 21, 1937. 

Duane served in the National Guard for three years, training in Erie, PA.

He married Shirley Ann Fry on March 2, 1957. Duane and Shirley enjoyed the better part of their 62 year marriage in Conneaut, where they worked, raised a family and formed many friendships.

Duane is survived by his wife Shirley; daughters, Robbin (Richard) Garcia, Tina (Andy) Slapnicker, Kim (Doug) Speer; eight grandchildren; three great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Douglas Wheeler.

At Mr. Wheeler’s request no calling hours or services will be held.

Duane Wheeler’s family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to the Cleveland Clinic, the doctors, nurses and palliative care team for their support and loving care.   Contributions may be made to the Cleveland Clinic Hospice, 6801 Brecksville Rd #10,Cleveland, Ohio 44131.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Marcy Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut.

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