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Nancy Wheelock

Published: Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
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Nancy Wheelock

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. – Nancy Wetzel Wheelock, 75, of Tarpon Springs, died Monday, Feb. 24, 2014.

She was born Oct. 17, 1938, in Sterling, to Eugene and Mildred Wetzel. She graduated in 1957 from Sterling High School. She married Gary Wheelock in 1958. They lived in Sterling until they relocated to California, then eventually to Florida. Nancy was an integral part of their many family businesses.

Nancy was a devoted, loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Family always came first for her. She enjoyed gardening. She loved the warm weather of Florida, and spent countless hours outside nurturing her flowers. She also enjoyed her many pets throughout the years, including her Westies, Fritz and Maggie. Nancy loved being a homemaker. She was an avid sports fan and played tennis.

Nancy is survived by her husband, Gary; two daughters, Shelley and Christina; her grandsons, Vaughn and Christopher; granddaughter-in-law, Emily; and great-grandchildren, Kingston and Lena.

Viewing will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and the funeral at 1 p.m. today at Trinity Memorial Gardens, 12609 Memorial Drive, Trinity, Fla.

Donations in honor of Nancy may be made to Community Foundation of Tampa. Gop to www.cftampabay.org for more information.

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