Memorial contributions may be made to the Foundation at Village at Manor Park or Wauwatosa Avenue United Methodist Church.
Ellen Bridge Wheeler
Joined her husband Blakeslee in heaven on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at the age of 101. Beloved mother of Bruce, Carol (Peter) Roettinger and Brian. Loving grandmother of Tara (Laurence) Truett and Dana (Sean Bowman) Paris. Great-grandmother of Grace and Reid Truett and Hazel Bowman. Sister of the late Richard Bridge.
Ellen was born in Lake Mills, Wisconsin on July 11, 1920 to parents Raymond and Myra. She married Blake Wheeler on February 7, 1942. They lived in Washington D.C. during World War II before relocating to Wauwatosa, where they were long time members of Wauwatosa Avenue United Methodist Church. Ellen enjoyed living at the Village at Manor Park for her last 20 years, where she was active in PEO and enjoyed her social life there.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Foundation at Village at Manor Park or
Wauwatosa Avenue United Methodist Church.
A memorial gathering will be held at a later date.