Loretta Fern Wheeler, 78, Georgetown, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2006, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany.
Born Sept. 16, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Charles Stanley and Lesta Lula Lone Fitch.
She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Georgetown and a former employee of the U.S. Census Bureau in Jeffersonville.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Harold, Elmo and Benny Fitch, and a sister, Martha Hurst.
Survivors include her husband of 53 years, John Wheeler; a son, Stan Wheeler of Georgetown, and a daughter, Connie Wheeler of Georgetown.
Funeral: Monday, Jan. 23, at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown with burial in Wolfe Cemetery.
Officiant: The Revs. Roy McClain and Marvin Sweet.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the American Cancer Society.