The Wheeling Lodge #28 has lost a long time Member of our Wheeling Lady Elks. It is my sad duty to announce that Thelma Mae “Happy” Scott, 102, passed away at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Saturday, July 24, 2021. Thelma was born in Wetzel County, WV, on March 22, 1919, . She was the daughter of the late John Roberts and Laura Carney Roberts Cathers.
"Happy" was a member of the Carnation Twig of OVMC, past president of the Civic League of Warwood, and a member of the Auxiliary of the Sisters of Saint Joseph. She loved to travel and was a Methodist by faith.
In addition to her parents, "Happy" was preceded in death by her husband, William E. Scott (DEC. November 3, 1999); daughter, Beverly Scott Speidel; two sons-in-law, David L. Johnson and James G. Speidel. Surviving is her daughter, Betty Johnson (Wheeling, WV); two granddaughters, Lisa (Ken) Vannoy (St. Clairsville, OH), and Penny Johnson (Wheeling, WV); two great grandchildren, Bethany (Joel) Reed and Seth (Brittanie) Vannoy; nephew, William Hostutler; and several great nieces and great nephews.
Friends will be received at Kepner Funeral Home, 900 National Road, Wheeling, WV, Sunday, August 1, 2021, from 5-7 pm and again Monday, August 2, 2021, 10 am until time of service at 11 am, with Rev. Jake Steele officiating. Entombment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, 1232 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.kepnerfuneral.com. Arrangements by Kepner Funeral Home, 900 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003 (304-232-2732).
Submitted by Marty Haynes, Wheeling #28
My Fellow Elks,
It is my sad duty to inform you of the passing of our Member William "Bill" Langmyer.
September 7, 1934 - July 9, 2021
William A. “Bill” Langmyer, age 86 of Triadelphia, WV passed away on July 9, 2021. He was born on September 7, 1934 in Wellsburg, WV to the late Joseph and Kathleen Langmyer. In addition to his parents, Bill is also preceded in death by his niece, nephew, and brother-in-law. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Mary Jane Langmyer; sister Martha Rodak; nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Mass will be held Monday, July 12, 2021, 11:00am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 2244 Marshall Ave., Wheeling, WV. 26003.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.
Arrangements are in care of Altmeyer Funeral Home and online condolences made be made at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com
A Lodge of Sorrow will be held at our next Lodge meeting, Thursday, August 19, 2021. Also, he will be included on our annual Memorial Service that is open to the families and public on Sunday, December 5, 2021, at 2:00 P. M.
Marty Haynes, P.E.R., Lodge Secretary
Mid-Year 2021 Convention Registration and Agenda released. Deadline to register is July 26, 2021.
The Wheeling Lodge #28 has released their July 2021 issue of Cervus Alces.
Details for the Annual Convention on May 15, 2021 at the Morgantown Lodge #411 have been posted.
Lodge winners for the ENF Most Valuable Student (MVS) Scholarship Competition have been announced and will be advanced to the District Level for further review.
The Wheeling Lodge #28 has released their January 2021 issue of Cervus Alces.