Riley Marei Wheaton, 8 months, died at her family home in Wasilla on Sept. 22, 2010,
A private celebration of life service will her held in her honor.
She was born on Jan. 22, 2010, to Kimberly Jones, of Wasilla, and Denis Wheaton, of Anchorage.
Family members said: "We were blessed by God with beauty and joy of Riley for eight wonderful months and are still blessed with the presence of her twin sister Raegan. We don't know why God took her, but he gave us the joy of having her for the short beautiful time she was with us.
"She is now in heaven and, one day, we will join her once again. She brought us so much love and happiness and she will forever be in our hearts. Riley you are so very missed. We love you, baby girl."
Riley is survived by her mother, Kimberly Jones of Wasilla; father, Dennis Wheaton of Anchorage; grandmother, Robin Veytia of Wasilla; grandfather, Ernest Barndt of Wasilla; sister, Raegan Wheaton of Wasilla; grandparents Michael and Linda Dodge of Nikiski; great grandmother MaryAnn Dodge of Willow; great grandmother Judy Hicks of Wasilla; great grandfather Ron Rowland of Eagle river and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by Robert Dodge, Clara Wheaton, Lurie Allen and Kathryn Rice.
Arrangements are with Alaskan Heritage Memorial Chapel and Crematory of Wasilla.
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