Ashlei Ann Wheeler, 39, of Kansas City, MO, passed away after an extended illness on March 16, 2013. Ashlei was born December 30, 1973 in Independence, MO. She was an amazing friend, mother, wife, confidant, leader and daughter who made a true impact on the many lives she touched. She is survived by her adoring husband, Jason Wheeler; her three children, Emma, Grace, and William Wheeler; her father, William (Nancy) Kimsey of Santa Barbara, CA, and her sister, Andri Kimsey and her fiance, Harold Fields, Jr. of Chicago, IL. Ashlei was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Jo Kimsey, and her grandparents, Frank and Mary Wirken. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, March 22 at 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 2 E 75th St. Kansas City, MO 64114. The family will receive friends from 9 to 11 a.m. prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Rose Brooks Center, www.rosebrooks.org.