WHEELER, Maiya A., 15, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Saturday, December 19, 2015.
She was born June 1, 2000, in Wheeling, a daughter of Albert and Stephanie (Macek) Wheeler. She was a student at Wheeling Park High School and an avid softball player. She was a long time girl scout and loved playing with her nephews who called her “MyMy”.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Albert Wheeler Sr. and Irene Marie “Susie” Porter.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her maternal grandfather, George “NaNo” Macek; her maternal grandmother, Patty Taylor; her maternal step-grandmother, Bonnie “NaNa” Macek; two sisters, Dominique Estep and Amanda Delinger; two brothers, Jonah Estep and Orion Wheeler; three nephews, Colton, Tino, and Sawyer; many aunts and uncles including, Lynn and Rich Allen, Tracy Kittle, Billie and Mike Rajowski, Margaret and Jake Koontz, Amanda and Paul Taylor, Justin Macek, and Michael Cutler; and several other aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Friends will be received on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 from 9:30 am until time of service at 12:30 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, with Rev. Eric Swayngim officiating. Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to Maiya’s family through www.tmcfunding.com
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyer.com
I miss you so much it’s still hard but I know you’re at peace and happy now
I will always love you, Maiya.
I rember back when we was younger u was the reason I was strong but I guess I never thought to check to make sure u were as strong as u led us to believe now its to late we cant change it but we wll never forget you ever so w ask you to do us one final favor as we part goodbye I think I speak for everyone when I say this please rest in peace don’t worry you mom and dad will hold u in their arms again one day goodnight Maiya
My daughters cousins friend
I don’t know ur family but the pray God comforts u at this time so very sorry for ur loss…
I am so sorry for your loss. I am praying for you that God will help you understand and get through this tragic loss.
We are so deeply sorry for the loss of your beautiful Maiya. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you. We pray that you will find the peace of the Lord as you go through this incredibly hard time. With love, Jason and Meredith
We are so sorry for you loss. My son has so many great memories of Maiya. He came and cried to me in the middle of the night and we talked for hours about how beautiful she was. He is cherishing all of the great memories they had together. Heaven has gained a beautiful soul way to early. If we can help in any way please let us know. Rest peacefully beautiful Maiya.
Sending my prayers to the Family. I pray that she is in Gods embrace and Her eternity will be surrounded by love and happiness. As long as her memory remains in our hearts; she will always be with those that truly loved Her!!
My thoughts and prayers to the Family! I pray the Lord embraces Her and she’s at home in a better place….let her live on in our hearts .