Lynn Marie Wheeler, age 80, of The Villages, Florida, passed away Friday, April 3, 2020, at Leesburg Regional Medical Center, Leesburg, Florida. Lynn was born July 16, 1939, in Warsaw, Indiana to Lewis L. and Eleanor T. (Novak) Longbrake. She was united in marriage to Charles R. Wheeler on Aug. 12, 1961, in Warsaw.
A life-long resident of Warsaw, she graduated from Warsaw High School in 1957. She worked as a florist for Ace Hardware for 29 years, retiring in 2008. Lynn was a member of Delta Theta Tau, KCH Auxiliary, Rosary Altar Society Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Tippecanoe Lake C. C.
Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Charles Wheeler of The Villages, FL; children, Cindy (Todd) Thompson of Fort Wayne, Chris Wheeler and Mike Kreitzer of Aventura, Florida; grandchildren, Mick (Bailey) Thompson of Morehead City, North Carolina, and Molly Thompson of Fort Wayne.
A Celebration of Life and Mass will be held on Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Warsaw. Father Jonathan Norton will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Our Father’s House, 2114 E. Winona Ave., Warsaw, IN 46580.
McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapels is in charge of arrangements.