Walter J. Wells, 54, of rural Marshall, died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005, at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Blackburn. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Pallbearers will be Bruce Hoyes, Ian Cornine, Greg Aufenkamp, Kenny Sims, Larry Henke and Bobby Land. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Divine, Andy Divine, Travis Carter, Bobby Harris and Jarred Carter. Burial with military rites will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to St. Paul's United Church of Christ or the American Heart Association.
Born June 8, 1951, in Preston, he was the son of the late Walter Wells and Blanche Young Wells. On Aug. 14, 1993, he married Ann Thornton, who survives of the home. He had lived in Saline County most of his life and was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ. He was currently working at Cargill Meat Solutions as a maintenance supervisor, where he had worked for over 30 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Additional survivors include one daughter, Stacy Wells and husband Lewis Pendley of Arlington, Texas; one son, Kevin Wells and wife Jo Anna of Marshall; one stepson, Jeff Brown of the home; one stepdaughter, Lisa Sims and husband Tim of Marshall; six sisters, Mary Weaver of Albuquerque, N.M., Joann Bonadonna of Louisburg, Wanda Aufenkamp of Overland Park, Kan., Gayle Wells of Jefferson City, Jacque Divine of Nelson and Karen Carter of Marshall; one brother, Harry Mackey of Blue Eye; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Additional information provided per family recompense.