Carol Wheat passed away peacefully in her home. She was born May 12, 1942 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Noel Wallace and Phyllis Pearce. She was raised and educated in Salt Lake City, Utah and attended nursing school in Helena, MT. She married David Lee Wheat Feb 6, 1963 in Ogden, UT. Carol and her growing family moved several times settling in Helena, MTwhere Carol used her nursing skills at several nursing homes where she enjoyed caring for others.
Carol was an avid reader and enjoyed watching multiple sports programs on TV but her true passion was her NewYork Yankees. Carol rarely missed a televised baseball game.
Carol was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 29 years, her brother Gordy Coles, sister in law Sharon Coles, brother Gary Wallace, sister Kay Pearce.
Carol is survived by her beloved youngest sister Geraldine Tyler of SLC, daughter Nancy Wheat Primo, son David (Joyce) Wheat, daughter Lori (Jose) Serrano and daughter Peggy (Mitch) Mundy.
Grandchildren: Erin Cobban, Holly Stidham, Josh Wheat, Chris Wheat, Amanda Lay, Eric Hastings, Emily Hastings, Nicole Shultz, Starla Serrano, Colton Serrano, James West and Shaelynn Mundy. 12 great grandchildren.
Carol is also survived by beloved nieces and nephews in Utah and Montana.
A small celebration of her life will be held 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday, December 1, 2018 at David’s house, 302 West Groschell in East Helena.
Carols remains will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a future date where Carol will join her husband at Valley View Cemetary in West Valley City, UT. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to your favorite charity.