Chelsea Mishelle Wheeler

Chelsea Mishelle Wheeler, 27, of Waveland, passed away, Wednesday, March 7th, 2018. She was born on December 5th 1990 in Crawfordsville to Mishelle Hoke and David Wheeler.

Chelsea was a Ball State University graduate, with a passion to teach history. She was a high school swimmer, president of the residence hall association at Ball State, and a member of National American Miss. She was also honored to work at President Ford’s Museum. She thoroughly loved history, movies, playing games, traveling, politics, and her family.

She is survived by her parents; Mishelle Hoke, Cicero, David Wheeler, Waveland,  brother, Noah Wheeler, grandpa, Robert “Bob” Wheeler, Waveland, maternal grandparents; Tom and Judy Hoke, Crawfordsville, her aunts and uncles; Danny (Kimm) Wheeler, Crawfordsville, Beverly (BethAnne) Wheeler, Ladoga, Randy (Shelle) Wheeler, Crawfordsville, Janie Wheeler, Ladoga, Shawn Hoke, Sharron (Scott) Wright, several cousins, and boy friend, Alex Trepes.

She was preceded in death by her Grandma; Maxine Wheeler, and Uncle; Steve Wheeler.


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18 thoughts on “Chelsea Mishelle Wheeler

  • Jill German

    Shelly and Dave: Words can’t express the deep sadness I feel for your loss of Chelsea. Sending you warmth and energy to make it through this difficult time. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Belinda Gamble

    I know Chelsea was cherished as a daughter, granddaughter, niece and cousin. I bet she was a friend to many. I am so sorry to hear of your grief in losing her so young. John and I send our deepest condolences. Belinda Gamble

  • Teresa Strobel

    Shelley, Dave and Noah and family-I am so sorry to hear about your loss of your beautiful daughter. Through this time of sadness I am hoping you are able to remember all of great times, joy, love and laughter you had with Chelsea.

  • Susie Skelton Rogers

    Dave, Bob and entire Wheeler family – You are in my thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time. Love and hugs to all of you!

  • Larrie & Pat Patton

    Our hearts are heavy for the Wheeler & Hoke families. We have known Bob Wheeler for many years and think highly of him and his deceased wife, Maxine. Larrie served in the National Guard with Bob many years. Your family is in our prayers as we send our love & condolences. Sincerely, Larrie & Pat Patton

  • Judy McFerran

    Dear Hokey and Family,
    I am so so sorry. It is the most unbearable pain to lose a child/ grandchild. I am praying that God holds you close
    and you feel His comfort and strength. Chelsea sounds like an amazing girl.

  • Marlene Bolander


    I was devastated to hear the news about Chelsea. I think of you often, now more than ever. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Love to you.

  • Delores Thomas-Farley

    So very sorry to read of yet another loss in the Wheeler Family. Such a pretty young woman, so sad to see her life cut short. Please know that we are all feeling your pain and sending prayers for peace and comfort for your family. Hugs to you all from Florida.

  • Karen Zach

    Didn’t know Chelsea very well but the first time I saw her I adored her. Such a beautiful smile and winning personality. Blessings to all relatives, especially sorry Dave. Know how much love your poured upon that sweet little lady.

  • Maribeth Van Gorden

    Prayers for all in the family. Such a young and vibrant lady to be no longer the n this earth, but forever wrapped on God’s loving arms. My condolences for everyone. Maribeth Stenger van Gorden

  • Vanessa Homsher

    Tom and Judy

    We were sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

    Jim Barker
    Vicki Rush
    Vanessa Homsher
    Carla and Jim Whitehead

  • Sally Patton Kalua

    So sorry for your loss. What a beautiful young woman. Heaven is now a little brighter. Keeping all of you in my prayers.

  • Ann Suter

    Shelly & Dave,
    I’m so sorry to hear about Chelsea. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
    God Bless,

  • Bob&Kathy Wale

    Sometimes there are just no words. I pray God will send you peace and comfort as you support each other. Find strength in the love of family and friends. Chelsea is a blessed part of your life – find joy in the memories. I send kind thoughts and my prayers.