Margaret E.(Cochran) Wheeler, 1913-2006

Margaret E.(Cochran)Wheeler, 94

MONTE VISTA — Margaret E. Wheeler, 93, of Monte Vista, passed away Tue., Feb. 28, 2006, at the Rio Grande Hospital. Margaret was born on Jan. 7, 1913, Del Norte, to John M. and Gertrude (Ihringer) Cochran. Wheeler loved to play Bridge and belonged to a Bridge Club. She enjoyed driving around the San Luis Valley and especially in the mountains. She enjoyed bird watching and camping and especially cooking breakfast in the mountains. Margaret loved being with her family.

Wheeler is survived by her two daughters, Sue (Glen) Getz, of Monte Vista and Kay Hutchinson, of Fremont, Calif.; seven grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren and 1 1/2 great, great grandchildren. Her parents, John and Gertrude; her husband Shorty; and three siblings precede her in death.

Cremation was chosen and a Memorial Service to honor and celebrate her life will be held on Sat., Mar. 11, 2006 at 10 a.m. at the Ed Sharp Memorial Chapel, in Monte Vista.

Arrangements were made under the direction of Strohmayers’ Funeral Home, Monte Vista, Colorado.




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