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 Cleo A <I>Sherman</I> Wells

Cleo A Sherman Wells

Birth
Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
Death 26 Nov 2012 (aged 80)
Burial Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
Plot Section 51, row 7, site 23
Memorial ID 103783179 · View Source
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Cleo A. Wells, 80, of Leavenworth, loving wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away Monday, November 26, 2012, surrounded by family. Cleo was born May 15, 1932, in Leavenworth, KS, the daughter of Manford and Florence Sherman. She attended Leavenworth schools, graduating from Leavenworth Senior High School in 1950. Cleo married John David Wells on June 10, 1951, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Leavenworth. She had a long and distinguished career working for the United States Disciplinary Barracks from May 1952 until May 1982. After her retirement, Cleo worked part-time for Gene's Pharmacy, Leavenworth, for over ten years. In both occupations, Cleo was a dedicated, hardworking employee whose love for her work and the people whose lives she touched was especially noteworthy. A member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Leavenworth, Cleo's faith and servant hood led to her service at Trinity House and to her delivering communion to shut-in's with the pastor. Cleo's love of life and people were evident in her fun-loving spirit, kindness, and loyalty to her friends and family. She was preceded in death by her parents and her son, Bruce D. Wells. She is survived by her husband, John D. Wells; sister Ellie Gower, Topeka; brother Sid Sherman, Topeka; sons Mike Wells (Shirley), Rose Hill and Eric Wells (Vicki) Leavenworth; daughter Linda Larison, Leavenworth; daughter-in-law Susan Wells, Tonganoxie; grandchildren Jason (Rhonda) Gwartney, Angie Larison, Nate Wells, Lauren Wells, and Bret Larison (Alli), Molly-Ann Wells and Maggie Wells; and five great grandchildren.


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  • Created by: Roanho
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103783179
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cleo A Sherman Wells (15 May 1932–26 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103783179, citing Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Roanho (contributor 47419049) .