Tom Wheeler

PALMYRA — Thomas A. Wheeler, 84, of Palmyra, passed away on Nov. 27, 2019, at AngelsGrace Hospice Center in Oconomowoc.

Thomas was born on July 29, 1935, the son of Gerald and Joan (Hall) Wheeler.

Tom was a longtime, faithful parishioner of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Palmyra. He also was heavily involved in the Knights of Columbus.

Tom was a kind man. He lived his faith for all to see. He had a passion for helping those in need.

Tom ran his own printing business for the majority of his working career.

For leisure, Tom enjoyed a good meal at the Main Street Family Restaurant in Palmyra. He was a regular there for many years.

Tom was a good son, brother and friend. He will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his brother, Dennis (Luisa) Wheeler; his cousin, Jeffrey Hall; his nephew, Andrew Wheeler; his nieces, Casandra Wheeler and Jennifer Wheeler; and seven grandnieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Palmyra. Father Mariadas Bekala will officiate the mass.

Visitation will be held on Friday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Gibson Family Funeral Home in Palmyra. Visitation also be on Saturday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of mass.

Thomas will be laid to rest immediately following the mass in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Palmyra.

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