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Bessie Mabel Wells Sunding
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Birth: Mar. 19, 1903
Hyde County
South Dakota, USA
Death: May 5, 1969
Beadle County
South Dakota, USA


Funeral services will be held today, Thursday, in Our Savior Lutheran Church, Highmore, for Mrs. Donald Sunding who died in St. John's Hospital, Huron, following an extended illness. The Rev. Milo Sheldon and the Rev. Jalmer Eldal will have charge of the services and burial will be in the Highmore City Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Hagen Raske, Donald Pratt, Ben Bezner, Raymond Crane, Alfred Bjoedorn and Howard Hemminger.

Bessie M. Wells was born March19, 1903, to George and Jessie Wells in Wm. Hamilton township, Hyde county. She received her elementary education in the one room rural school not far from where she was born. She attended the secondary school in Highmore when "High School" was held in the present Franklin Hotel.

She was united in marriage to Donald Sunding at the home of her parents on July 14, 1925 and to this union two sons were born. She was a long-time member of the Congregational Church of Highmore and held several offices in the church.

Surviving are her husband ; two sons; Marvin of Hot Springs and Eugene of Lombard, Ill.; six grandchildren; three brothers; Ralph and Harold of Rapid City, and John of St. Paul, Minn.; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and one sister.

Taken from a newspaper obituary. 
Family links: 
  George Marion Wells (1866 - 1956)
  Jessie Maud Hays Wells (1870 - 1934)
  Donald Carl Sunding (1897 - 1988)*
  Donald Eugene Sunding (1935 - 2005)*
  Carl Everett Wells (1891 - 1967)*
  Ralph Stephen Wells (1894 - 1972)*
  Gladys Myrtle Wells Coler (1898 - 1966)*
  Bessie Mabel Wells Sunding (1903 - 1969)
  Harold H Wells (1906 - 1984)*
*Calculated relationship
Highmore Cemetery
Hyde County
South Dakota, USA
Plot: Block 4, Lot 85, Section1,
Created by: Cathy Cadd
Record added: May 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90015993
Bessie Mabel <i>Wells</i> Sunding
Added by: Cathy Cadd
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A light from our household is gone. A voice beloved is still. A place is vacant in our hearts. That never can be filled. Bessie is my 3rd cousin 2x removed. May God hold you in the palm of His hand.
- Beverly Dunn
 Added: Jul. 28, 2014

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