Rosalie Ann “Ro” Wheeler, 83, of Sarasota, died Feb. 26.
Born in Wakefield, Kan., Mrs. Wheeler attended Washburn University in Topeka, Kan., where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta.
A passionate volunteer, Mrs. Wheeler served on many committees, including the Junior League, the Smithsonian Institute of Washington, D.C., and the Meridian House International of Washington, D.C.
Mrs. Wheeler retired to Sarasota, where she enjoyed the beach, biking, tennis and the area’s many cultural opportunities. She was an active member of All Angels by the Sea Episcopal Church. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 15, at the Marion Presbyterian Church in Marion, Kan. Memorial donations may be made to the Wakefield Museum, 604 Sixth St., P.O. Box 1973, Wakefield, Kan., 67487.
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