Margaret Theresa Wheatley



Margaret Theresa Wheatley

WHEATLEY, Margaret Theresa, 86, of Louisville, passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2016.

She was born on November 19, 1929 in Louisville, KY. She lived her childhood years in Rhodelia, KY and graduated from St. Vincent Academy in Morganfield, KY in 1948.

Margaret returned to Louisville to work for Sellman's Department Store and E.I. DuPont De Nemours and Company.

In 1953, she married John Robert Wheatley of Jeffersontown, KY. Margaret devoted her life to her church and her family. After raising her four children, she worked as a kindergarten assistant at Holy Trinity School and as a dental assistant for Dr.'s Blincoe and Schutt.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, John Russell Elder and Margaret Viola Elder. she is also preceded in death by her sisters, Mary Patricia Elder and Anna H. Lattus, and her brother, Garland Eugene Elder.

Margaret is survived by her husband of 63 years, John Robert "Bob" Wheatley, Sr., her children, John Robert Wheatley, Jr. (Connie), Margaret A. "Annie" Wheatley, Joseph Leo Wheatley (Cathy) and Mary Patricia Wheatley (Phillip Lasley); one grandson, Lucas Andrew Wheatley; sister, Mary Naomi Elder, SCN and two brothers, John Francis Elder, Sr. (Winnie) and Charles D. Elder.

Visitation is at Ratterman Funeral Home, 3711 Lexington Road, "in St. Matthews", Thursday, September 15, from 2-8 p.m. Her Funeral Mass is Friday, September 16, at 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 501 Cherrywood Road, Louisville with burial to follow in Calvary Cemetery, 1600 Newburg Road, Louisville.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Sisters of Charity of Nazareth KY or Little Sisters of the Poor, Louisville.

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