Tim Arthur Wheelock, age 59 of Anita, IA, died at his home on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, in Anita. He was born the son of Arthur Edward and LaRue Anne (Taylor) Wheelock on June 15, 1963, in Atlantic, Iowa. Tim graduated from the Anita Community Schools in 1981 where he played football (jersey #25), and baseball and was also on the wrestling team. He was very athletic.
Had a career in construction as he was a master carpenter. Tim was an avid golfer & belonged to the Rolling Hills Golf Course, where he also played in the men's league every week. He enjoyed playing pool & participated in the pool league as well. Tim has been serving his community for years, the best way he could, by being a part of the City Council in Anita. Tim worked for Betts & Beer Construction for a time. He enjoyed riding his Harley-Davidson Motorcycle until his health would not permit him to do so. He very much enjoyed being in the presence of family & friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur Wheelock in 2014; his brother, Troy Wheelock in 2013. Tim is survived by his mother, LaRue Wheelock of Anita, a daughter, Jasmin (Tyler) Pottorff of Anita; a brother, Bart (Jeanine Fisher) Wheelock of Council Bluffs, IA; and two grandsons.
Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 am, Saturday, July 23, 2022, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Anita with Fr. Al Sherbo officiating. Burial will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in Anita.
A visitation and prayer service will be held on Friday, July 22, 2022, from 6 pm until 8 pm at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Anita.
Memorials can be made to the family and will be designated later.
The Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Anita is caring for the Wheelock family at this time and condolences can be sent at: schmidtfamilyfh.com.
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