Edith Irene “Babe Morningstar” Wheeler, 99, of Geneva, died at 2:52 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, at her residence.
She was born Dec. 4, 1920, in Jay County, to Oren Erastus Bergman and Minnie Hazel Huey Bergman.
Survivors include three daughters, Judy King of Bluffton, Bonnie Cart of Decatur, and Sharon Chaffins of Berne; a son, James Wheeler of Terre Haute; two brothers, John Bergman of Monroe and Skip Bergman of Jerome, Mich.; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Walter Wheeler; four brothers, Orvill Jake Bergman, Harley Pete Bergman, Herb Bergman, and Bob Bergman; and three sisters, Mary “Monk” Bergman, Norma “Pude” Bailey, and Betty Newland.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, 100 N. Washington St. in Geneva. Services will be held at the funeral home at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22. Interment will follow in the Mt. Hope Cemetery at Berne.
Online condolences: www.glancyfuneralhomes.com