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Richard S. Wheeler

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Richard S. (Shaw) Wheeler was born in Milwaukee in 1935 and grew up in nearby Wauwatosa.


Sue's children came for me about three Monday morning, and when I got to the nursing home, Sue was gone. I took her hand and thanked her for the best years of my life, and left her there for the mortuary people.

There is a fine story about her in the Billings Gazette, titled Sue Hart, if you would care to read about my dearly loved wife.
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