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1954 Nancy 2022

Nancy Wheeler

July 27, 1954 — May 22, 2022

Sister Nancy, you hit the buzzer beater, cleared the bases grand slam, You got the big WIN! Nancy Rae Wheeler journeyed to her final victory 12:05 a.m. May 22, 2022, age 67, at her home in Kamiah, Idaho. Nancy's sisters, brothers nieces and nephews were with her as she drew her last breath, ready to leave this world.

Nancy worked with the Neighborhood Youth Corp during as a young teen. Nancy graduated from Kamiah High School, Class of 1972. She also attended University of Idaho and Haskell College. Nancy worked as a sticker picker at Weyerhaeuser Mill,. Nancy was hired as a Security Guard when the Itseyeye Casino opened for business. Nancy worked for the Nez Perce tribe Headstart program receiving her certification in Childhood Development. Nancy was hired by the Nez Perce Tribe ERWM program, she worked at ERWM for 25 years. Nancy retired August 31, 2021

Nancy was a loyal Kub Fan/Booster. She was the leader of our Kub Loud Mouth Section during football season. Nancy was also a big fan of the Pittsburg Steelers, one never interrupted her during Steeler games. Nancy played basketball with the Teen Champs when she was in high school, she enjoyed traveling with them to tournaments. Nancy shared many stories of her Teen Champ Days. Nancy served on the Nez Perce Tribe Housing Board for 12 years and also served on the Nez Perce Tribe General Council Election Commitee.

Nancy was blessed with a beautiful spirit. She supported fundraiser, she helped out friends family and neighbors during Covid. Nancy was never one to boast, never out seeking attention for her good deeds. Her giving personality touched many. Her beautiful spirit and personality leaves a big impact on her many nephews and nieces Nancy is survived by her brother Tim (Al) Julia Wheeler of Lapwai, Marilyn & Randy Bowen of KAMIAH, Angela Broncheau, Dallon & Beth Wheeler, and Darrell Wheeler all of KAMIAH. Many cousins nieces and nephews.

As a Woman of God, Nancy's ancestors, her parents Timothy & Delores Wheeler, brother Alex Charles Wheeler, sisters Julie Wheeler Hart, Della (Stormy) Wheeler and nephew-grandson David Lookingglass Wheeler Sr. will be there to welcome Nancy to her Eternal life where the streets are made of gold and the roses never fade.

Private dressing and viewing Wednesday at 2:00 PM. Memorial Service at 6:30 at the Weeyas Community center in KAMIAH. Funeral Thursday May 26, 2022 10:00 a.m. at Second Presbyterian Church, burial at Second Church Cemetery on No Kid Lane. Dinner to follow, head cooks Alan & Lora Reuben.

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PRIVATE Family Dressing

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

9:00 - 10:30 pm (Mountain time)

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Memorial Service

Thursday, May 26, 2022

1:00 - 2:30 am (Mountain time)

Wa-A'Yas Community Center

401 Idaho Street, Kamiah, ID 83536

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Funeral Service with Burial to Follow

Thursday, May 26, 2022

5:00 - 6:30 pm (Mountain time)

Community Presbyterian Church

620 7th Street, Kamiah, ID 83536

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