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Official Obituary of

Dawn C. Wheeler-Schulte

September 25, 1946 ~ February 23, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Dawn Wheeler-Schulte Obituary


Dawn C. Wheeler-Schulte, born on September 25, 1946, in Sacramento, CA, passed

away on February 23, 2024, at the age of 77.

Dawn lived her entire life in Sacramento. She graduated from Luther Burbank High

School and spent her career serving the State of California as a State employee for

over 30 years. She retired as Chief of the Business Procurement Branch of the DMV.

Dawn was blessed with 3 children, many grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and

many neighborhood kids to call her own. Dawn was known for her tough exterior but it

was evident she had a big heart which she used caring for others. Her love of animals

was apparent as she spent much of her idle time caring for her dogs, cats and birds

throughout her years.

Dawn is preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Dennis D Schulte, and her

parents Donald Wheeler and Lottie Stamblesky-Wheeler. Dawn is survived by her

children, James (Tina) Schulte, Cindy (Robert) Swanson and Tracey (Steve) Ballard, as

well as 12 grandchildren; Christina and Stephanie Schulte, William Alexander, Britney

(James) Bloom, Tyler Silvia, Robb and Sami Swanson, Vincent, Jacob and Erin Chelini,

Erika and Michael Ballard and 2 great-grand daughters, Enjoli Swanson and Willow

Bloom. Dawn is also survived by her brothers, David (Patricia) Wheeler and Ronnie

(Marlene) Wheeler, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A private burial will be held at St. Marys Cemetery in Sacramento, CA. where she will be

laid to eternal rest with her husband, Dennis Schulte

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