Marylou (Bailey) Wheeler\n\nDEXTER – Marylou Wheeler, 90, passed away peacefully February 1, 2024 in Bangor with her family present. She was born May 3, 1933 in Dexter a daughter of Harold and Alice (Greeley) Bailey. Marylou graduated from N. H. Fay High School in Dexter and went on to be a member of the first graduating class at Eastern Baptist College in Pennsylvania. Shortly after graduating from college, she returned to Dexter and married the love of her life and husband of nearly 61 years, the Rev. Harold Wheeler. Marylou was deeply committed to God, her husband and children, and the five churches they served in Dexter, Brunswick, Connecticut, Old Town and New Hampshire. They served in many more churches in an interim capacity after retirement. They both enjoyed many happy years living in and remodeling the home where she was born in Dexter, and friends were always welcome. She was a very patient wife, enduring a three-year kitchen remodel without complaint. Their marriage was a model for many couples.\n\nShe is survived by her sons, Dr. David and wife Sally, Dan and wife Ann Marie; 4 grandchildren, Eli, Elizabeth, Dan and wife Kimberly, Nicky and her fiancé Emilio Martinez; 2 great grandchildren, Olivia and Henry. \n\nIn addition to her husband, she was predeceased by sisters, Wilma, Eunice and Erma Lois.\n\nThe family would like to sincerely thank their dear friends Skip and Bea, Rick and Sharron, and many other friends and neighbors who helped and looked after them.\n\nFuneral services will be held at 1 P.M Saturday, February 10th, at the New Hope Baptist Church, 130 Spring Street, Dexter. Spring burial will be in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter. Memorial donations may be made to New Hope Baptist Church.