Deborah Ann (Willis) Wheeler, 47, passed away Aug. 4, 2010 at her home following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Duluth, Minn. on January 9, 1963. She spent many years as a loving caregiver to many children of the community. She enjoyed gardening and family functions.

She was predeceased by her father-in-law, Dexter Wheeler and is survived by her husband of 23 years, William Wheeler; her children, Benjamin, Eric, Seth and Shelby; Debbie’s mother, Beverly Adams and husband Seth; Debbie’s father, Tom Willis; her brothers and sisters, Vicki and Alan Merchant, Roger and Kathy Adams, Wayne and Traci Adams; mother-in-law Mary Wheeler; sisters-in-law, Susan and Leslie; brother-in-law Randy; several nieces and nephews.

Celebration of life services will be held Saturday, Aug. 14 at 11 a.m., at Orrington Center Church, Dow Road. Friends are asked to make memorial donations to Lafayette Family Cancer Center, 33 Whiting Hill Road, Brewer, ME 04412. Online condolences may be offered to the family at