Robert J. Wheelecor
December 8, 1936 – December 26, 2020
Died suddenly after heart surgery, December 26, 2020. Born on December 8, 1936 to Edward and Irma Wheelecor of Chisholm, MN.
Preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Edward.
Survived by beloved wife of 62 years, Betty; sister, Carol (Ed) Broom; daughter, JoAnn (Michael) Tjepkes; sons, Bob (Beverly Seeger) and Jim (Amy); granddaughters, Michelle, Teresa and Neve; along with many nieces and nephews.
Bob was a retired aeronautics engineer and was employed by Honeywell; he worked on many fascinating projects, such as the Apollo and Space Shuttle Programs. Bob was a generous, caring soul who will be missed by his faith community at North Heights Lutheran Church, along with his many friends.
Funeral service 12:30 PM Saturday, January 9 at NORTH HEIGHTS LUTHERAN CHURCH (entrance A), 1700 W. Hwy 96, Arden Hills. Visitation at the church Saturday from 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. The family requests that attendees of the service follow all recommended Covid protocols.
Memorials are preferred.
Livestream of the service will be available at https://northheights.church/watch:live/