Kristin Ju-Ell Wheeler, age 33, of Austin, Texas, passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at her residence. She was born December 29, 1988, in Lubbock, Texas. She graduated from Lubbock High School in 2007. While working at Ross Department store, she attended South Plains College. Due to her passion for animals, she became a veterinarian technician and began working at Acres North. In 2011 she moved to Austin, Texas, where she got her accreditation for her veterinary technician license. She was employed at Elgin Veterinarian Hospital and Thrive Pet Clinic.
Survivors include her parents, James Wheeler and Trisha (Brad) Teel; her siblings, Nikkole (Dustin) Baker and Kacy Wheeler; maternal grandmother, Marka Arnold; paternal grandmother, Frances Wheeler; and several nieces and nephews.
The family of Kristin Wheeler will celebrate her life of 33 years at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at Lake Ridge Chapel. Her family will host a time of fellowship and remembrance from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Monday, September 26, 2022, at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. We invite you to view the live-streamed service on this page and sign her virtual guestbook.
To celebrate Kristin’s life, please donate to Morris Safe House for Animals, in Lubbock, Texas. The family asks that instead of purchasing a tree, you would consider her charity since animals were her passion.