Evert C. Wheeler, 80, of Williford, formerly of South Haven, Mich., died Jan. 5, 2005, at his home.
Born Sept. 17, 1924, in South Haven, he was the son of Joseph Armena Burrows Wheeler.
He was a veteran, serving in the Marine Corps during World War II, and was a retired meat cutter.
Survivors include his wife, Christeen Rae Wheeler of the home; a daughter, Jean Ann Riqozzi of South Haven; a stepdaughter, Shellien Schwerdt of Williford; a daughter-in-law, Karen Morey of South Haven; three sisters -- Deloris Dickkenson of Newport News, Va., Laverta Rydecki and Diane Martin, both of South Haven; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Timothy Wheeler; and two brothers -- Joseph Wheeler and Eugene Wheeler.
No funeral service is planned at this time.
Arrangements are under the direction of Higginbotham Funeral Service Inc. of Hardy.