Elise (Sheppard) Wheeler
Elise Wheeler, 87
Dateline, Mansfield, MA
Elise (Sheppard) Wheeler, age 87, of Mansfield, Ma. passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at the Hope Hospice and Palliative Care in Providence, RI
She was born on January 10, 1931 in Peculiar, Mo., the daughter of Harold and Lena Thurman Sheppard. She graduated with honors from Topeka High School in Topeka, Kansas. She studied Liberal Arts at Washburn Univ. in Topeka, before relocating to the east coast.
She made her home in Mansfield, Ma. where she lived for over 60 years. She was a Brownie Scout leader and worked as a secretary in the Mansfield School system. She also worked for several years and retired from the Allied Container Corporation in Dedham, Ma. where she was the manager of the Human Resources dept.
Elise was an avid Red Sox fan and never missed a game. It meant so much to her to have been able to watch the Red Sox win the World Series.
Elise had one brother, Ronald Rusty Sheppard, who preceded her in death on January 3, 2007. She is survived by her four children, Valerie Taylor (Jack), Kimberly Ludwig (Ray), Bradford Wheeler, Stephanie Putnam (Kevin) and 10 grandchildren.
Private burial will take place at the Spring Brook Cemetery in Mansfield. Visiting hours have been omitted.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home, 55 North Main St., Mansfield.
To send her family a message of condolence, please visit www.shermanjackson.com