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Mary M. Wells 1932 - 2013
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INMAN — Mary M. Wells, 80, passed away on Jan. 29 at Heartland Haven in rural Inman. Born on July 15, 1932, in rural Deer Creek, Okla., she was the daughter of the late Evelyn Hope Nallore (Webster) and William Henry Currier. She attended and graduated from Deer Creek High School in Deer Creek, Okla. On Dec. 24, 1950, she was united in marriage to Robert Howard Wells in Rural Grant County, Okla. He died on May 14, 2003. Margaret was a homemaker, a secretary for the Logan school system, bookkeeper for Carpenter Manor in Smith Center and Rush County Nursing Home in LaCrosse, and worked in the county treasurer’s offices in Rooks and Sumner Counties.
Mrs. Wells was a member of the First United Methodist Church in McPherson and the Martha Circle of the church.
Survivors include three sons, Steve (Lana) Wells, of Springfield, Neb., Jim (Celia) Wells, of Great Bend, and Jeff (Cindy) Wells, of Junction City; two daughters Lynn (Steve) Hilgers, of McPherson and Lori (Ed) Feldkamp, of Manhattan; three sisters Dorma Lou (Bill) Kindle and Judy  Currier, both of Houston, Texas, and Donna (Lloyd) Garner, of Tonkawa, Okla.; two brothers Raymond (Sandy) Currier and Thomas (Joyce) Currier, both of Ponca City, Okla.; 10 grandchildren, Nikki, Travis, Trent, Taryn, Matt, Molly, Mike, Lacy, Kyle, Megan; nine great-grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Robert; a grandson, Trevor Wade Wells; and a brother, Robert E. Currier,
Funeral services were held  at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 1 at Glidden-Ediger Chapel in McPherson with the Reverend Karen Rice Ratzlaff officiating. Final resting place will be at the McPherson Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, Harden Hospice or Heartland Haven, in care of the funeral home.

Funeral arrangements provided by
Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home*
222 W. Euclid Street
McPherson, KS 67460
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Feb. 3, 2013