Juanita (McGowan) Wheeler '40

Published on Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Juanita (McGowan) Wheeler ’40 met her husband Rollin in their hometown of Rutland, Mass., and they married in December of 1942. After graduating from Becker, Juanita worked as a bookkeeper for New England Envelope Co. Rollin grduated from WPI in 1943 as a Navy Ensign and served in the Navy until 1947. He died in 1990 having reached the rank of of Lt. Commander. “Becker women and WPI men will always be joined,” says Juanita.