Clara Lou Wheeler

SALEM – Clara Lou Wheeler, 80, of Salem, died 10 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at the Essex I of Salem.

She was born Aug. 27, 1933, in Salem, Ohio, daughter of the late Arthur L. and Austie V. (Hines) Hanna.

Clara Lou worked for many years at the Electric Furnace Company.

Her parents, and a brother, R. Gene Hanna, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her husband, Edward A. Wheeler, whom she married Feb. 5, 1953; two daughters, Lorena (Michael) Dangler of Salem and Loretta (Robert) Baker of Swansboro, N.C.; a sister, Sandra (Paul) Williamson of Fort Myers, Fla.; a brother, Jerry L. (Dory) Hanna of Canfield; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Private arrangements are being held.

Arrangements were handled by the Stark Memorial Funeral Home.

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