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Saturday, November 3rd, 2007
Leah Wheeler
Leah June Wheeler, 82, 1629 Treaty Line Road, Portland, Ind., died Nov. 1, 2007, at her residence.
She was born Nov. 6, 1924, in Jay County to Dorsey and Garnet Beatrice Doty Atha. On May 29, 1940, she married Milo W. Ludy, who died June 6, 1944. On Jan. 23, 1946, she married Lloyd V. Wheeler, who died Feb. 4, 1984.
Surviving are a son, Jerry (Marina), Portland; a daughter, Pam (Rex) Clevenger, Portland; a brother, Lee (Mary) Atha, Portland; a sister, Marie Schooley, Portland; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was a maintenance employee of Jay County High School from 1980 to 1990 and also worked at Sheller Globe. She was a member of Mary Help of Christian Catholic Church, Fort Recovery, and American Legion Post 211 Auxiliary, Portland.
Services are 11 a.m. Monday at Portland Chapel of the Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home, the Rev. Thomas Dorn officiating. Burial is at Antioch Cemetery, southeast of Portland.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to State of the Heart Home Health and Hospice.
Online condolences can be made at www.williamsonspencer.com
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