Douglas A. Wheeler
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Douglas A. Wheeler
  • August 3, 1951 - November 25, 2017
  • Eldridge, Iowa

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Douglas A. Wheeler, 66, of Eldridge, passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017 at his home. Visitation will be held from 4-8 PM, Thursday, November 30, 2017 at The Runge Mortuary. Memorials may be made to Genesis Hospice. Online tributes may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com. Doug was born on August 3, 1951 in Davenport, the son of Willard and Betty (Lawrence) Wheeler. He was united in marriage to Peggy Kyle on January 27, 1973 in Davenport. Doug loved spending time with his family during their fishing and camping trips. He was known for his sense of humor and love for watching classic comedy movies. In his younger years he enjoyed his Harley. He had a passion for race cars and loved watching NASCAR and was a pit crew member for local race tracks. His family was very important to him and when not in their company he could be found spending time in his garage. Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Peggy, daughters; Jennifer (Matt) Cutkomp, Kelly (Dave) White, and Kate (Toby) Brehmer; grandchildren Maxwell, Brianna, Noah, Jacob, and Laina; siblings, Mike (Glenna) Wheeler, Kevin Wheeler, Kim (Gary) Rodgers, Wendy (Jerry) Oakes, and Karen Wheeler; and sister-in-laws Neila and Marcia Wheeler. The family would like to express a special thank you to Genesis Hospice for the love and support.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Butch, Dave and Denny, father-in-law Jack Kyle, and sister in law Kay Thompson.