Karen Wheelock
July 22, 1952 - August 3, 2022

Karen Wheelock

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Karen Wheelock, age 70, of Fremont
Died Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at home.

Karen was born July 22, 1952 in Lincoln, Nebraska to Oswald and Clara 'Armstrong' Humann. The family moved to Fremont in 1965. Karen graduated from Fremont High School and attended Metropolitan Community College. She married Randy Wheelock in January of 1970 and they continued to live in Fremont.

Karen worked for the Salvation Army, Gitt Electrical, Nebraska Workforce Development and in the transportation department for the Fremont Public Schools, retiring in October of 2020.

Husband - Randy of Fremont
Daughters - Angi Cook of Fremont
Danyelle (Fiancé James Vickers) Wheelock of Omaha
Son - Todd (Amanda) Wheelock of Snyder
Grandchildren - Brittnee and Jacob Cook, Carson Fanning, Alexander and Christopher Fuehrer,
PFC Nathaniel Wheelock, Sydney, Skye, Kadyn, Kloey, Brooklynn and Penelope Wheelock
Great grandchild - Aliyah Fanning
2 brothers
Very special aunt and uncle - Steve & Bobbie Kocsis
Mother-in-law - Bernitta Wheelock
Brothers-in-law - Terry Wheelock, Ronnie (Shelly) Sandeen, LeRoy(Diane) Sandeen
and Jeff (Theresa) Sandeen
Sisters-in-law - Cindy Sandeen, Paula Pratt and Vanessa (Dick) Fisher

Karen was preceded in death by her parents, sister Sharilyn Humann, Step-mother Grace Humann, sister Jeanne, mother-in-law Nancy Hooper, father-in-law Leo Wheelock and two sisters-in-law.

The funeral will be 10:30am, Friday, August 12, 2022 at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont. Rev. Shari Schwedhelm will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the family. Visitation will be on Thursday from 3pm to 8pm with the family present from 6pm to 8pm at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel.

Online guestbook at www.Ludvigsenmortuary.com

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Recorded Funeral Service

Thursday, August 11, 2022
3:00pm to 8:00pm
Ludvigsen Mortuary - Fremont
1249 E. 23rd St.
Fremont, NE  68025
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Thursday, August 11, 2022
With family present from 6-8pm
Ludvigsen Mortuary - Fremont
1249 E. 23rd St.
Fremont, NE  68025
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Funeral Service
Friday, August 12, 2022
Ludvigsen Mortuary
1249 East 23rd Street
Fremont, NE  68025
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  1. Eileen Thornburg
    Dear Wheelock Family,
    I remember Karen as a Linden Parent when I worked at Linden. She always had a beautiful smile and happy attitude.
    I am so sorry for your loss.
    Sincerest sympathy,
    Eileen Thornburg
  2. Georgia Eckert
    I am so sorry too hear of Karen’s passing! May God draw near to you and heal your hurting hearts.

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