Obituary of Linda Kay Wheeler

Linda Kay Wheeler, age 78, resident of Ft. Scott, KS, died Monday, February 10, 2020, at her home.

She was born July 29, 1941, in Ft. Scott, the daughter of Chester and Mildred Rogers Seaver. She graduated from Ft. Scott high school with the class of 1959. Kay married Fletcher Wheeler on July 9, 1960, in Miami, OK.

She enjoyed being outside with the wildlife and her dogs. Kay was a fan of Elvis and liked watching the news and the Kansas City Chiefs on television. She looked forward to a great reunion at the Rainbow Bridge with all her past beloved pets.

Survivors include her husband Fletcher of the home; two daughters, Shelly Shirley and husband Tom, Springfield, MO, and Lisa Wheeler, Clearwater, FL; a brother, Jerry Seaver and wife Suzzane, TX; two grandchildren Kaitlyn Shirley, and Daniel Shirley and wife Ashley; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, William and Ronald Seaver; and a sister Betty Chambers.

There was cremation.

Kay’s wishes were no services.

The family suggests memorials to Wayside Waifs Kansas City and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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