11 Decades of One

Laurentian

Family

PLATT WHEELER ’44 celebrated his 95th birthday in December. His Laurentian roots date back to 1911 when his parents, Nate and Geraldine, met as students and married. Fast forward 11 decades, and Monica Manning ’18, James Farrell ’19, and Haley DeParde ’17 are the most recent of 27 family members to wear the Scarlet and Brown. Scroll down to meet the family.

4 Generations
6 Laurentian Couples
27 Students
108 Years

Nathan E. Wheeler ’15

Geraldine Walls Wheeler ’15

1915

Nate Wheeler ’15 (center)

SLU Basketball 1915
Class of 1915

Mildred Walls Donaldson ’28

Class of 1928

John F. Merrill ’41

Class of 1941

Platt M. Wheeler ’44

Marilyn Merrill Wheeler ’45

1944
1946

Richard E. Wheeler ’47

Platt ’44 and Richard ’47 Wheeler

Class of 1947

Gaile D. Housman ’65

Class of 1965

David M. Wheeler ’67

Platt ’44 and son David ’67

Class of 1967

Richard M. Wheeler ’70

Class of 1970

Stephen P. Wheeler ’76

Nancy von Lengerke Wheeler ’77

1976

Kimberly 'Sunshine' Yeaton Wheeler ’77

Jeffrey H. Wheeler ’79

1977

Jonathan P. Wheeler ’80

Nanette S. Wheeler ’81

1980

Kathleen Wheeler DeParde ’91

Class of 1991

Ellen Wheeler Wingard ’94

Class of 1994

In 2006, the Wheeler family contributed to the renovation of the Atwood Chapel to honor Platt and Marilyn, a religion major, and to celebrate their proud St. Lawrence history.

2006

Ann Massie ’09

John F. Manning, III ’10

2009

Maryn V. Manning ’12

Class of 2012

Alexander M. DeParde ’15

Anna K. Manning ’15

Timothy P. Wheeler ’15

Class of 2015

Haley DeParde ’17

Class of 2017

Monica E. Manning ’18

Class of 2018

James E. Farrell ’19

Class of 2019