Reneé Lynn Wheeler Strom

Reneé Lynn Wheeler Strom

12/11/1975 — 10/8/2022

Reneé Lynn Wheeler of Lapwai, ID passed away surrounded by loved ones on Saturday October 8th, 2022 at the age of 46.

She was born on December 11th 1975 to Phillip Wheeler JR and Francine Compo. She graduated from Lapwai High School in 1994. She enjoyed spending time with her children and family. She spent most of her years living on the Nez Perce reservation. As a child until her adult years, she enjoyed attending Powwows, playing volleyball, basketball, and softball. As she got older, she loved playing darts, attending Pendleton Round-Ups and watching the Seattle Seahawks play (her favorite NFL team).

She was a beloved mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, and aunt. She is survived by her sons Daren E. Strom of Lapwai, ID, Brandon U. Wheeler of Lapwai, ID, granddaughter Nezhalynn Renee Nicole Bowman of Lapwai, ID, daughter Marissa R. Vallem of Lewiston, ID, companion Tate Vallem of Lewiston, ID, grandsons, Julian and Jaidan Maldonado of Lewiston, ID. Her mother Francine Delorme of Sweetwater ID, sisters Michelle Moreno of Lapwai, ID, Deanne Covarrubias, of Carson WA, Julia Allen of Lapwai, ID, brother William Allen III, of Orofino, ID, and brother-in-law Steven Lombard Jr of Orofino ID, and many nieces and nephews, and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her father Phillip Wheeler JR, grandparents Ken and Rose Frank, Step Father William T. Allen Jr, Aunt Freda Allen, and her uncles Frank Compo, Richard Compo, and Rod Wheeler.

A burial will be held at Jonah Cemetery, Sweetwater, ID, following the funeral service on Thursday, October 13, 2022. A dinner will follow afterwards at the Julia Allen Memorial Building.

Lana Rickman is the Head Cook.

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Thursday, October 13, 10:00 AM
Lapwai United Methodist Church
400 US Highway 95
Lapwai, Idaho 83540

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