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Obituaries published the week of May 5, 2005
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In Memoriam

Eleanor J. Krebbeks “Mickey” (Rossborough)

Livonia resident

Eleanor “Mickey” Krebbeks, 78, died on April 23, 2005 at her home in Livonia. Mrs. Krebbeks was born on Dec. 24, 1926 in Avon the daughter of Harold and Rosetta Rossborough. She was predeceased by her husband Ulester Krebbeks, and son David Krebbeks. She loved to cook and was a New York Yankees fan. She is survived by sons James Krebbeks of Endicott, N.Y., Donald (Lillian) Krebbeks of Vestal, N.Y.; daughter Nancy (Terry) Dechau of Livonia Center; 14 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; brother Harold Rossborough of Geneseo; several nieces and nephews. Calling hours were held April 26 at the O'Connell-Dougherty Funeral Home in Lima where her Funeral Service was held April 27. Interment, Oakridge Cemetery in Lima. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Livingston County Hospice, 2 County Campus, Mt. Morris NY 14510.

Robert Wheaton

Foster Wheeler retiree

Atlanta - Robert “Bob” Wheaton, 71, of 36 McKay St., passed away May 2, 2005 at home surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born May 16, 1933 to Norma (Wheaton) Bump in Atlanta, N.Y. He resided the early years of his life in Albion, Holley and Perry. When he was 12 he moved back to the Atlanta area where he lived with and was raised by his grandparents, Lennie D. and Myrtle (Francis) Wheaton. Bob's entire employment career was spent at the Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation in Dansville. Subsequent to his retirement in June 1995 he spent over 44 years as a welder, blacksmith and utility worker. Bob and Vivian Shafer entered into a loving marriage on April 26, 1952. Together they have celebrated over 53 years of marriage. Throughout all those years, Bob was an active member in many community organizations. Some of those included the Hatch Hose Fire Company in Atlanta; the ANC; the Clearview Cemetery Association; the Atlanta Lions Club; the Loyal Order of the Moose; and Bob was an elder of the Atlanta Presbyterian Church. He also was a dedicated volunteer to local youth organization as evidenced by his many years as a Boy Scout Leader of Atlanta Troop 4 and a coach for the Vince Lombardi Youth Football League. Bob's real love was enjoying time with his family. He was a loving family man that will be missed by all. He was predeceased by a son, Robin, his mother Norma Bump, two brothers, Charles and Edward Bump, his grandparents, Flora Mae; Lennie and Myrtle (Francis) Wheaton; his uncle Lester and aunt Carrie Wheaton, and two brothers-in-law, Ned Ewell and Charles Macaluso. He is survived by his loving wife Vivian Wheaton of Atlanta; his five children, Sheldon “Shady” (Mary) Wheaton of Austin, Texas, Karen (Phillip) Zeh of Atlanta, Cheryl (Jerry) Deusenbery of Wayland, Randy Wheaton of Livonia, and Todd Robert (Amy) Wheaton of Penfield; 22 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; sisters, Flora Ewell of Largo, Fla., Emily (David) Gill of Wayland, Charlotte (Roger) Salamone of Silver Springs; his brother, Carlyle (Linda) Bump of Batavia; his uncle Leland Wheaton of Florida; sisters-in-law, Joyce Macaluso of Penfield, Sharon (Stan) Randall of North Carolina, Dawn Shaver of Wayland; brothers-in-law, LaVerne (Wanda) Shafer of Stanley, Donald (Norma) Shafer of Perkinsville, Ray (Jean) Shafer of Syracuse and Larry (Bea) Shafer of Canon, N.M.; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and friends may call Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples St., Wayland. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Rev. Dean Bembower officiating. Interment will take place at the convenience of the family. Contributions in memory of Robert Wheaton may be made to the Atlanta Presbyterian Church, 1 Mill St. Cohocton NY 14826 or to the Hatch Hose Company, 30 University Ave., Atlanta NY 14808. Contribution forms and envelopes will be available at the funeral home.