Lowana Wheeler, age 88, of Imlay City, MI died Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at Stonegate Health Campus of Lapeer, MI. Lowana May Harley was born August 1, 1933 in North Branch, MI. She was the daughter of the late Don and the late Aleta (Miller) Harley. Lowana grew up in Imlay City, MI. She was a graduate of Imlay City High School, Class of 1952. She married Robert Wheeler on March 21, 1953 in Imlay City, MI. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, on August 4, 2012.
She was employed as a cook and teacher’s aide by Imlay City Schools. Lowana was a member and Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star and a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.
Lowana is survived by her daughter, Debra (Earl) Greenman of Spring Lake, NC; sons, Charles (Chantelle) Wheeler of Metamora, MI and Paul (Sheryl) Wheeler of Imlay City, MI; her grandchildren, Bradley Wheeler, Lisa (Jerry) Marcoux, Jim Greenman, Jason (Tammy) Greenman, Chad (Katelyn)
Wheeler and Ryan Wheeler; nine great-grandchildren, Samantha, Nevaeh, Preston, Noah, Zach, Alex, Cadence, Charlie and Patrick; and her sister, Vernabell Wheeler.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Wheeler; parents, Don and Aleta Harley; her sisters, Cecile (Johnny) Balfour and Melvagean (Ron) Eineder; and her brother-in-law, Clarence Wheeler.
The funeral was held Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 200 N. Cedar St., Imlay City, MI. Pastor Alan Casillas, pastor of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, officiated. Interment followed at Imlay Township Cemetery.
Arrangements were entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City.
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