Stanley R. Wheaton, 96, of Elk River

Stanley R. Wheaton, 96, of Elk River, died peacefully at Guardian Angels Care Center Saturday, July 30, 2011.
He was the CEO of First National Bank of Elk River, past-president of the Minnesota Bankers Association, grand master of the Elk River Masonic Lodge and a captain in the US Army Air Corps during World War II.
His funeral service was Friday, Aug. 5 at Union Congregational Church in Elk River. Interment was at Vernon Cemetery, Elk River. Dare’s Funeral Home of Elk River made the arrangements.
Mr. Wheaton is survived by his daughter-in-law, Jan Wheaton of W. St. Paul; niece, Pat (Bill) Dempster of Shoreview; great-nephews, Gary (Bridget) Mueller and their son Timothy, and David (Pam) Mueller; and great-niece, Kim Mueller.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Edythe, and son, Richard “Dick.”
Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers to Union Congregational Church or Guardian Angels Care Center.