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Visitation:

Monday, February 12, 2018
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa

Service:

Monday, February 12, 2018
No Formal Service
(see above)

Disposition:

Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines, Iowa

Arrangements:

Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
(515) 285-3911

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Eugene Donald Wheeler, Jr.

Eugene Donald Wheeler, Jr. 59, passed away February 6, 2018 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.

Eugene was born December 1, 1958 in Des Moines to Eugene Sr. and Mary (VanGinkel) Wheeler. He graduated from Lincoln High School. Eugene worked for GuideOne Insurance in the maintenance dept. He enjoyed his job and loved his co-workers.

Eugene is survived by his loving wife of 21 years, Jamie; children, Jessica Wheeler, Katie (Steve) Rice, Molly (Matt) Sites and Drew (Sam) McConnell; grandchildren, Mirabelle, Rogan, Nova, Lennon and one on the way; mother, Mary Wheeler; brothers, Steve Wheeler and Craig (Lori) Wheeler; and a host of extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Eugene Sr. and his brother, Dennis Wheeler.

The family will greet friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, February 12, 2018 at Hamilton’s Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.

Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.