Amy S. Wheeler, 63 of Loup City, NE died Saturday, June 13, 2020 at CHI Health, Good Samaritan in Kearney, NE. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at Higgins Funeral Home in Loup City. All COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions will be followed. Face masks or face coverings are recommended. Cremation will take place following the visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the New Loup City Fire & Rescue Hall.
Amy S. (Moncrief) Wheeler was born May 8, 1957 at Lincoln, NE to Burdette C. and Janice (Delp) Moncrief. She grew up and attended school in Elwood, NE and graduated from Elwood High School in 1975. After graduation Amy moved to Lexington, NE. In 1984 she moved to Grand Island, NE and then to Loup City, NE in 1985. Throughout her life Amy worked for Reach Electronic in Lexington, and at McCain Food in Grand Island. While in Loup City Amy worked for Micro R & D as an electronic assembler; at the Colony Club as a store clerk; at Bullet Weights doing packaging and also did some babysitting. On May 19, 1990 she married James (Jim) E. Wheeler at Bowman’s Lake in Loup City. Amy was a member of the United Methodist Church in Loup City. She enjoyed using essential oils, her dogs, coloring, farmer’s markets and delivering her eggs and spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Jim of Loup City, NE; son, Ryan and wife, Kaycie Hibbs of Lincoln, NE; daughter, Robyn Ridenour of Kearney, NE; grandchildren, Jordan Dean Melvin Horsley, Raider Paul Arabie, Starlie Renee Travis, Jaiden Liner, Raven Nicole Kremier, Canden Wendland, Keaton Hibbs and Axle Hibbs; great grandson, Ryker Arabie; brothers, Larry Moncrief of Cheyenne, WY; Keith Moncrief of TN; Ken Moncrief of SD; sisters, Sharon Smith of Lincoln, NE; Laura Moncrief of Divide, CO; Marlene Hoover of Divide, CO; Jean Schendt of Lawrence, NE and several nieces and nephews. Amy was preceded in death by her parents.
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