Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

July 19, 2013

Sue Elizabeth McCloskey Wheeler

Feb. 9, 1916 - July 17, 2013


Kokomo Tribune

---- — Sue Elizabeth McCloskey Wheeler, 97, Logansport, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at St. Vincent Heart Center in Indianapolis. Born Feb. 9, 1916, in Deer Creek, she was the daughter of the late Wilmer and Ethel (Hubler) McCloskey. On June 16, 1942, in Columbus, Ohio, she married Charles W. Wheeler, who preceded her in death Oct. 10, 2009.

Sue was a member of the former Disciples of Christ Christian Church in Young America, where she taught young adult Sunday school classes. She was a 1934 graduate of Young America High School, she completed a two-year business education degree at Bryant and Stratton College. She enjoyed investments, reading the Wall Street Journal, traveling and outdoor activities in Chicago.

Surviving her are one daughter, Anita L. Wheeler, New York, N.Y.; one brother, Rex McCloskey, Galveston; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Don, Max, and Wilmer McCloskey, and five sisters, Wilma Straight, Mary Addy, Gene Ison, Joan Smiley and Phyllis Dillon.

A funeral service will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Gundrum Funeral Home and Crematory, Logansport. Burial will be in Center Cemetery, Young America. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service.

You may sign the guestbook and send online condolences at www.gundrumcares.com.