Mary "Sue" Wheeler

April 2, 1955 ~ August 30, 2020 (age 65)


Mary "Sue" Wheeler, 65, of Ottawa, IL, passed away Sunday August 30, 2020 at Ottawa Pavilion.

A gathering of friends will be held Wednesday, September 2, from 2:00 - 3:30 pm at Ottawa Funeral Home. Due to CDC guidelines, masks and social distancing will be required.

Mary was born April 2, 1955, in Streator, IL, to Gerald and Doris (Connell) Oelschlager . She married John Wheeler on May 25, 1973. He passed away February 13, 2003. 

She worked at Reliable as a sales associate and also as a bus driver for Grand Ridge School.

She is survived by her two daughters, April (Chris) Daw and Stephanie (Ken) Bilek; her two granchildren, Marrisa Daw and John Bilek; her eight siblings, Patricia, Larry, Gary, Mike, Gerald Jr. and Judy Oelschlager, Kathy Hickey, and Kristine Walker; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and her Nephew, Shawn Oelschlager.

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