Irene Wheeler

Date of Birth

October 7, 1950

Date of Death

January 2, 2023

City of Death

Maui, HI

Irene (Tuomi) Wheeler died while in Hospice Care in Maui, Hawaii on January 2, 2023. Irene grew up in Santa Barbara, CA, attending La Colina Jr. High & Santa Barbara High School. She moved to Boulder Creek, CA and married Charlie Wheeler.

After retiring, Irene split her time between Boulder Creek & Maui. She loved the sunsets and the ocean.

Irene had many family & friends that will miss her dearly. She is survived by her daughter Jennifer Wells (Corey Wells), her sisters, Linda Tuomi, Christine (Tina) Tuomi, Laurie Tuomi, her brothers, Walter Tuomi (Olivia) & Kevin Tuomi (Tammy). Her sister Kathleen Tuomi died on January 24, 2023.She is also survived by many nieces & nephews, great, & great great nieces & nephews, cousins & friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband Charlie, her parents Walter & Irene Tuomi & her nephew Michael Spradling.

Her ashes were released in the ocean on April 14,2023 and a Celebration of Life took place on April 15, 2023 at Scopazzi’s Steak House in Boulder Creek, CA, where her family and friends remembered Irene for the kind hearted, fun, generous, caring person she was.

She is missed.


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