By clicking “Accept All Cookies”, you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts. Learn More.
Clair E. Wheeler

Clair E. Wheeler

Jan 27, 1921 - Feb 6, 2014
Veteran Flag
Clair E. Wheeler, 93 of Casper and formerly of Riverton, died at Central Wyoming Hospice on Thursday, February 6, 2014. A funeral service will be held on Monday, February 10, 2014 at 10:00 am at Newcomer Funeral Home Chapel in Casper. A graveside service will be held in Riverton at Mountain View Cemetery on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 2:00 pm, with full military honors.

Clair Elmo Wheeler was born on January 27, 1921 in Eustis, NE to Charles and Grace (Rupe) Wheeler.

He served as a Captain in the Army during WWII in the South Pacific.

His family said that he enjoyed golfing, playing softball, and rooting for the St. Louis Cardinals.

He is survived by wife of 66 years, June E. Wheeler; his daughters, Shelley Steinfeld and Bobbie Van Houten; his grandchildren, Brad (Samantha) Steinfeld, Nichole (Dan) Ley, Jamie Steinfeld, Teri Ellis and Brandi (Chris) Byrnes; five great grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Grace Wheeler; his sister, June Marietta, and son-in-law, Dennis Steinfeld.

On-line condolences for the family may be made at

Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.