9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday, May 8, 2017 at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln
10 a.m. Monday at the funeral hme
Alberta Frances Wheeler, 85, of Lincoln passed away
on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at her home, surrounded by
Alberta was born on October 31, 1931 in Leroy, the
daughter of Roscoe and Cora Virginia (Satterfeal)
Bailey. She married Robert Snowden Wheeler on July
20, 1947 in Farmer City. He preceded her in death.
Alberta is survived by her children, Robert (Deb)
Wheeler, Alice (Mac) McCarthy, Janice (Jim) Adye,
Betty (Jack) Renfrow, and Mitch (Barb) Wheeler; her
brothers and sisters, Martha Embry, Larry Bailey,
Rosie Rogers, Deon (Donna) Bailey, Gail (Jerry)
Denney, Terry (Alene) Bailey, and A.J. (Diana)
Bailey; her nine grandchildren, eighteen
great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.
Alberta was preceded in death by her parents,
husband, five brothers, and one sister.
Alberta was a member of Open Arms Christian
Fellowship. She was also a member at the Oasis
Senior Center. Alberta enjoyed spending time in her
flower garden, watching the Food Network, and
visiting with her family and friends.
Services for Alberta will be held at 10:00 a.m. on
Monday, May 8, 2017 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln with Larry Crawford
officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:00-10:00
a.m. on Monday, May 8, 2017 also at the funeral
home. Burial will take place at Camp Butler National
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made
in Alberta’s name to The United Kidney Foundation.
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