Bonnie Louise Baker1

F, #93915, b. 10 July 1944, d. 1 April 1968
  • Reference: FAG
  • Married Name: circa 1960; Mrs. Bonnie Louise Eckhardt (Baker); 1st husband: Keith F Eckhardt1
  • Married Name: circa 1965; Mrs. Wells (Baker)

Citations

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Gwendolyn Aree Wells1

F, #93916, b. 15 May 1935, d. 2 December 2014
  • Reference: FAG
  • Birth*: 15 May 19351
  • Death*: 2 December 2014; Gwendolyn A. "Gwen" Wainwright, 79, of Rock Island, passed away on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at her daughter's home in Osco, Ill. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with a rosary at 4 p.m. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

    Gwendolyn Aree Wainwright was born on May 15, 1935 in Moline, a daughter of Marvin and Darlene Costigan Wells. She married James Rylander in November of 1955 in Rock Island. She later married Calvin Wainwright on February 14, 1976 in Iowa. Calvin preceded her in death on February 2, 1982.

    Gwen attended Alleman High School, she had just celebrated her 60th class reunion. She worked for various branches of Rock Island county as a secretary, most notably the Rock Island County Forest Preserve. She was also a bailiff at the Rock Island County Courthouse, retiring in 2012. Gwen loved spending time with family, Catfish Jazz and volunteering with the Rock Island Democratic Party. She greatly enjoyed music and the social scene.

    Left to cherish her memory are her children, Laura (Randy) Swanson, Osco, Ill., Steven (Kelly) Rylander, Roseville, CA; grandchildren, Craig and Kirk Rylander, Chicago and Robert and Ellyn Pickett, Moline and a sister, Marlyne (Jack) Carroll, Dublin, Ohio.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin and a son, Christopher Todd Rylander.
  • Burial*: 2 December 2014; Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island Co., Illinois, USA
  • Married Name: circa 1955; Mrs. Gwendolyn Aree Wainwright (Wells); Calvin Wainwright1

Citations

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Ila Faye Ashdown1

F, #93917, b. 26 January 1914, d. 8 November 2007
  • Reference: FAG
  • Birth*: 26 January 1914; Port Byron, Rock Island Co., Illinois, USA1
  • (Bride) Marriage*: circa 1935; prob., Rock Island Co., Illinois, USA; Groom=Harlan Raymond Wells
  • Death*: 8 November 2007
  • Burial*: 8 November 2007; Zuma Cemetery, Rock Island Co., Illinois, USA; Ila Faye Wells, 93, of Port Byron, died
    Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007, at Genesis Medical
    Center, Illini Campus, Silvis.

    Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the
    Church of the Cross, Port Byron. Burial
    will be in Zuma Cemetery, Port Byron.
    Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Monday
    at Gibson Funeral Home, Port Byron.
    Memorials may be made to the Church of
    the Cross or St. Jude's Children's Hospital.

    The former Ila Faye Ashdown was born
    Jan. 26, 1914, in Coe Township, the daughter
    of Frank and Neva Woodward Ashdown.
    She married Harlan Wells May 4, 1935,
    in Coal City, Ill. He died Sept. 6, 2006.

    Faye raised chickens and delivered eggs
    throughout the Quad-Cities area. She was
    a member of the Church of the Cross, where
    she served as treasurer for many years.
    She had been an election judge.

    She enjoyed gardening, reading, canning
    for the family and cooking family dinners.

    Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law,
    Carla and Leon Frick, Goose Lake, Iowa,
    and Barbara and Randy Kline, Port Byron;
    sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Anita
    Wells, DeKalb, Ill., Lanny Wells, Colona,
    Kendal and Carol Wells, Branson West, Mo.,
    and Bradley and Linda Wells, Port Byron;
    daughters-in-law, Cindy Wells, Port Byron,
    and Linda Kirklin, East Moline;
    17 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren;
    and a sister, Wylma Searl, Silvis. She was
    preceded in death by sons, Gregory and
    Dr. Harlow Wells; sisters, Beryl Spaid
    and Aletha Cox; and a brother, Curtis Ashdown.
  • Married Name: circa 1935; Mrs. Wells (Ashdown)

Family: Harlan Raymond Wells b. 2 Aug 1913, d. 6 Sep 2006

Citations

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Alice F Bachman1

F, #93918, b. 12 April 1898, d. 1970
  • Reference: FAG
  • Married Name: circa 1910; Mrs. Wells (Bachman)

Family: Walter H Wells b. 3 Aug 1891, d. 23 Jun 1934

Citations

  1. Unknown author, FINDAGRAVE.COM, Record Type: CEMETERY.

Eva Lena Brockman1

F, #93919, b. 1886, d. 21 November 1972
  • Reference: FAG

Citations

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Alberta J Campbell1

F, #93920, b. 3 January 1921, d. 27 February 2009
  • Reference: FAG
  • Birth*: 3 January 19211
  • (Bride) Marriage*: circa 1940; Groom=William Jack Wells
  • Death*: 27 February 2009
  • Burial*: 27 February 2009; Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon Co., Illinois, USA; JEROME - Alberta J. Wells, 88, of Jerome, IL., died on February 27, 2009, in St. John's Hospice, Springfield, IL.

    She was born the daughter of Daniel Ray and Grace Townsand Campbell, on January 3, 1921, in Springfield, IL. She married William J. Wells on February 18, 1943; and he preceded her in death February 9, 2006.

    She was also preceded In death by her parents; one brother, Vernon Daniel Campbell; and one sister, Jennie Lee Smith.

    Alberta was a homemaker. She was a member of South Side Christian Church since 1976, a leader of the Jerome Can Can 4-H Club, a Cub Scout Den Mother, and a member of the Sangamon County Home Extension Service.

    She is survived by sons, William R. Wells of Jerome, Il and Rodney (wife, Shirley) Wells of Rochester, IL; a daughter, Susan (husband, John) Ferry of Taylorville, IL; One Brother, Earl Campbell of Springfield, Il.; there are 10 Grandchildren; and 11 Great-Grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.

    Services are under the direction of Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 East Allen, Springfield, IL, where the family will meet friends from 5:00 until 7:00 PM Monday, March 2, 2009, at the Funeral Home, additional viewing will be held at South Side Christian Church from 10:30 AM until time of Service at 11:30 AM Tuesday, March 3, 2009, with the Reverend Jeff Chitwood officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, IL.

    The family asks that memorial contributions be made to Side South Christian Church, 2600 S. MacArthur Blvd., Springfield, IL.

    Please visit the online obituary at www.mem.com.

    Published in The State Journal-Register on 3/1/2009
  • Married Name: circa 1940; Mrs. Wells (Campbell)

Family: William Jack Wells b. 25 Feb 1921, d. 9 Feb 2006

Citations

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Eleanor Sims Brewer1

F, #93921, b. 1887, d. 25 May 1947
  • Reference: FAG
  • Married Name: circa 1906; Mrs. Wells (Brewer)

Family: Guy Winfield Wells b. 9 Aug 1886, d. 12 Jun 1942

Citations

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C Constance Pierson1

F, #93922, b. 4 December 1906, d. 20 September 1999
  • Reference: FAG
  • Birth*: 4 December 1906; Altamont, Effingham Co., Illinois, USA1
  • (Bride) Marriage*: 1 October 1945; Rushville, Schuyler Co., Illinois, USA; Groom=Sgt. Harold L Wells
  • Death*: 20 September 1999; Beardstown, Cass Co., Illinois, USA
  • Burial*: 20 September 1999; Brooklyn Cemetery, Rushville, Schuyler Co., Illinois, USA; Born in Altamont IL, died at Rushville IL.
    Dau of Albert Pierson and Mary Poorman

    m: Harold L. Wells Oct 1 1945, Rushville. Harold died Nov 4 1983.
    No children were mentioned in her obit.

    Obituary for C. "Connie" Constance Pierson Wells
    Constance Wells
    C. Constance "Connie" Wells, 92, of Rushville, died Monday, Sept. 20, 1999, at the Heritage Manor South Nursing Home in Beardstown.
    She was born Dec. 4, 1906, in Altamont, to the late Albert and Mary Poorman Pierson. She married Harold L. Wells, Oct. 1, 1945, in Rushville. He died Nov. 4, 1983.
    Surviving are a sister-in-law, Millicent Sayers of Macomb; three brothers-in-law, Russell Wells of Augusta, Keith Wells of Macomb, James Wells of Winston, Calif., numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
    She attended Southern Illinois State Teachers College in Carbondale from 1924-1926, and received her bachelors of education degree from Illinois State Teachers College, Bloomington in 1931. She then received her masters of arts degree from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana in 1939. She taught school in Beecher City, for one year, Mendora for three years, Pawnee for 2 1/2 years, Altamont for 5 1/2 years, Sullivan for two years and Rushville for 26 years, retiring in 1966. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Rushville; Be-kik-a-nin-ee Chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution; Schuyler-Brown Retired Teachers Association; Delta-Kappa-Gamma National Teachers Sorority.
    Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville with Rev. Scott Henley officiating. Burial will be in the Brooklyn Cemetery in Brooklyn. Visitation will be from noon until 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the First United Methodist Church in Rushville.
  • Married Name: 1 October 1945; Mrs. Wells (Pierson)

Family: Sgt. Harold L Wells b. 17 Aug 1906, d. 4 Nov 1983

Citations

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Helen Carlton1

F, #93923, b. 1918, d. 25 May 1975
  • Reference: FAG
  • Married Name: circa 1935; Mrs. Wells (Carlton)

Family: Lee A Wells b. 27 Apr 1912, d. 22 Dec 2014

Citations

  1. Unknown author, FINDAGRAVE.COM, Record Type: CEMETERY.

Alberta Ruth Dornick1

F, #93924, b. 18 July 1914, d. 19 July 2011
  • Reference: FAG
  • Birth*: 18 July 19141
  • (Bride) Marriage*: circa 1935; Groom=Lester Joseph Wells
  • Death*: 19 July 2011
  • Burial*: 19 July 2011; Cedarville Cemetery, Cedarville, Stephenson Co., Illinois, USA; The Journal Standard, Freeport, Illinois, July 20, 2011
    Freeport, Ill. - Alberta R. Wells, 97, of Freeport passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at Manor Court of Freeport......Born on July 18, 1914, in Preston, Minn., she was the daughter of Herman and Amanda (Broadwater) Dornink......After graduating in 1931 from Dakota High School, she went to work for Woman's World Magazine in Mount Morris. On Aug. 24, 1935, Alberta married Lester J. Wells. They farmed together in the Dakota area for many years prior to moving to Freeport and later Cedarville......
    She was an employee of Dr. Ransom Dinges of Orangeville and Dr. M. Miller of Freeport. In later years, she worked part-time at Ruhl's store in Freeport. She was a charter member of Indian Grove Country Church. Other memberships included Ladies of the Elks and Freeport Garden Club......She is survived by three sons, Gary (Jeanne) Wells of Dakota, Joel (Nancy) Wells of Davis, and Dennis (Karen) Wells of Dakota; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; six step great-grandchildren; eight great-great grandchildren; one step great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.......Preceding her in death were her parents, husband, four brothers, two sisters, and one great-great granddaughter......A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 23, at Indian Grove Country Church in Rock City, with Rev. Paul Lamm officiating. Burial will take place at Cedarville Cemetery in Cedarville......Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, July 22, at Daughenbaugh Funeral Home in Dakota......There were also be a visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at the church......In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in her name......Alberta's family invites friends to extend condolences, share a memory, light a candle, or share a caring heart in her honor at www.walkermortuary.com.
  • Married Name: circa 1935; Mrs. Wells (Dornick)

Family: Lester Joseph Wells b. 1914, d. 1999

Citations

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Abbie Jane Wells1

F, #93925, b. 3 March 1864, d. 5 August 1933
  • Reference: FAG

Citations

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Ada Eileen Hathaway1

F, #93926, b. 25 July 1915, d. 10 July 1989
  • Reference: FAG
  • Married Name: circa 1940; Mrs. Wells (Hathaway)

Family: Robert W Wells b. 10 Aug 1920, d. 1995

Citations

  1. Unknown author, FINDAGRAVE.COM, Record Type: CEMETERY.

Edna N Seivers1

F, #93927, b. 4 July 1891, d. 22 July 1947
  • Reference: FAG
  • Married Name: circa 1900; Mrs. Wells (Seivers)

Family: Robert Lester Wells b. 1 Jul 1887, d. 9 Nov 1957

Citations

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Nancy Wells1

F, #93928, b. 5 October 1793, d. 12 August 1874
  • Reference: FAG
  • Married Name: circa 1810; Mrs. Nancy Kennedy (Wells);
    Spouse

    Photo
    James Calvin Kennedy

    1791–1870
    1

Citations

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Edith Olive Boone1

F, #93929, b. 11 August 1901, d. July 1960
  • Reference: FAG
  • Married Name: circa 1924; Mrs. Wells (Boone)

Family: Lowell P Wells b. 1904, d. 1967

Citations

  1. Unknown author, FINDAGRAVE.COM, Record Type: CEMETERY.

L Marie Fenton1

F, #93930, b. 9 October 1901, d. 9 April 1977
  • Reference: FAG
  • Married Name: circa 1920; Mrs. Wells (Marie Fenton)

Family: Everett Wilbur Wells b. 2 May 1899, d. 5 Feb 1987

Citations

  1. Unknown author, FINDAGRAVE.COM, Record Type: CEMETERY.

Olive V Best1

F, #93931, b. 26 February 1869, d. 1 June 1869
  • Reference: FAG
  • Birth*: 26 February 18691
  • Death*: 1 June 1869; Wayne Co., Illinois, USA; In my Father's house are many mansions. Olive V., wife of S. E. Wells, born Feb. 26, 1869, died June 1, 1898, aged 29 y 3 m. 5 d. A light from our household is gone A voice we loved is stilled
  • (Bride) Marriage*: circa 1875; prob., Illinois, USA; Groom=S E Wells
  • Burial*: 1 June 1898; Yohe Cemetery, Mount Erie, Wayne Co., Illinois, USA; In my Father's house are many mansions. Olive V., wife of S. E. Wells, born Feb. 26, 1869, died June 1, 1898, aged 29 y 3 m. 5 d. A light from our household is gone A voice we loved is stilled
  • Married Name: circa 1875; Mrs. Wells (Best)

Family: S E Wells b. c 1865

Citations

  1. Unknown author, FINDAGRAVE.COM, Record Type: CEMETERY.

Alberta Maxine Marshel1

F, #93932, b. 1916, d. 22 December 2015
  • Reference: FAG
  • Married Name: circa 1933; Mrs. Wells (Marshel)

Family: Dail Clinton Wells b. 23 Jun 1915, d. 7 Nov 1992

Citations

  1. Unknown author, FINDAGRAVE.COM, Record Type: CEMETERY.

Ada Bell Wells1

F, #93933, b. 15 March 1916, d. 11 September 1917
  • Reference: FAG
  • Birth*: 15 March 19161
  • Death*: 11 September 1917
  • Burial*: 11 September 1917; Wells Cemetery, Wayne Co., Illinois, USA; BABY WELLS

    Ada Bell Wells, youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Wells, died September 11, 1917, aged 1 year, 5 months and 26 days. Short funeral services were held at the home 9 miles southwest of Beaver City on Tuesday evening at 7 o'clock, conducted by Walter Cornell, superintendent of the Spring Green Sunday School. The body was taken to Norton and from there to Clay City, Ill., where funeral services will be held today. Those making the trip were Mr. and Mrs. Wells and three daughters and Mr. Wells' father. (Note the three Wells daughters did not go and stayed with neighbors, the Frank Brouhard family).

    CARD OF THANKS

    We wish to express our sincere thanks for the kindness and sympathy shown by the neighbors and friends during the sickness and death of our child. MR. AND MRS. W. T. WELLS.

Citations

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Allie Pankey1

F, #93934, b. 30 October 1893, d. 27 July 1923
  • Reference: FAG
  • Married Name: circa 1910; Mrs. Wells (Pankey)

Family: Wallace Wells b. 28 Aug 1887, d. 16 Jan 1967

Citations

  1. Unknown author, FINDAGRAVE.COM, Record Type: CEMETERY.

Edna Bessey1

F, #93935, b. 1861, d. 1915
  • Reference: FAG
  • Married Name: circa 1880; Mrs. Wells (Bessey)

Family: J R Wells b. c 1860

Citations

  1. Unknown author, FINDAGRAVE.COM, Record Type: CEMETERY.

Annetta Jean Breckenridge1

F, #93936, b. 15 July 1912, d. 25 July 1980
  • Reference: FAG
  • Married Name: circa 1930; Mrs. Wells (Breckenridge)

Family: Chester Robert Wells b. 3 Jun 1908, d. 31 Aug 1982

Citations

  1. Unknown author, FINDAGRAVE.COM, Record Type: CEMETERY.

Harriet Coventry Beatson1

F, #93937, b. 18 September 1882, d. 29 December 1934
  • Reference: FAG
  • Married Name: circa 1900; Mrs. Harriet Coventry Rumsey (Beatson)1
  • Married Name: 9 November 1905; Mrs. Wells (Beatson)

Family: Wallace Clayton Wells b. 5 May 1879, d. 1958

Citations

  1. Unknown author, FINDAGRAVE.COM, Record Type: CEMETERY.

Jennie Flora Best1

F, #93938, b. 31 July 1892, d. 8 October 1918
  • Reference: FAG
  • Married Name: circa 1900; Mrs. Wells (Best)
  • (Witness) Milt-Event: circa 1918; Rockford, Winnebago Co., Illinois, USA; U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
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    Report issue

    Name:      Normy Wells
    Race:      White
    Birth Date:      25 Dec 1881
    Street address:      1115 - 2nd Ave
    Residence Place:      Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, USA
    Physical Build:      Slender
    Height:      Medium
    Hair Color:      Brown
    Eye Color:      Gray
    Relative:      Jennie Wells; Principal=Normy Donaldson Wells

Family: Normy Donaldson Wells b. 25 Dec 1881, d. 1 Feb 1968

Citations

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Blanche M Attebury1

F, #93939, b. 3 July 1912, d. 4 August 1997
  • Reference: FAG
  • Married Name: circa 1930; Mrs. Wells (Attebury)

Family: Albert R Wells b. 14 Oct 1907, d. 24 Jul 1972

Citations

  1. Unknown author, FINDAGRAVE.COM, Record Type: CEMETERY.

Alice M Wells1

F, #93940, b. 28 July 1921, d. 24 May 2012
  • Reference: FAG
  • Birth*: 28 July 1921; Shirland, Winnebago Co., Illinois, USA1
  • Death*: 24 May 2012
  • Burial*: 24 May 2012; Floral Lawn Cemetery, South Beloit, Winnebago Co., Illinois, USA; Age 90, of Portage, formerly of Beloit.
    Alice was the third in a family of nine children born to Charles and Margaret (Sowatzke) Wells on July 28, 1921, in Shirland, Illinois. Alice was married to Lester A. Bue on November 15, 1941 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Beloit, where together they built a life together around their family and friends for more than 65 years. Shortly after their marriage, Les enlisted in the army at the beginning of WW II. Before being sent overseas, Alice was able to join Les briefly in California. On January 6, 1944 Alice and Les had a son, Leslie James, who died at birth. Leslie remained forever cherished in their hearts. Alice was a homemaker and stay at home mother throughout her children's formative years, devoting her life to raising her children. At this time, she took a number of classes at Beloit Vocational School. The knowledge she learned she shared with family and friends. One of the classes was knitting and Alice taught many to knit; even her own mother who was in her 70's at the time. When her three children were grown, Alice went to work for J.C. Penney and later to Ace Hardware, becoming head cashier. She was preceded in death by her husband Lester in 2007, her son, Leslie, her parents, her brother, Arnold Wells, her sister, Arlene Wald, her mother- and father-in-law, and seven siblings of Lester.
  • Married Name: 15 November 1941; Mrs. Alice M Bue (Wells);
    Spouse

    Photo
    Lester A Bue

    1914–20071

Citations

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Betty Alford1

F, #93941, b. 3 September 1928, d. 24 September 2006
  • Reference: FAG
  • Married Name: circa 1950; Mrs. Wells (Alford)

Family: Reuben Wells b. 24 Sep 1925, d. 23 Oct 2001

Citations

  1. Unknown author, FINDAGRAVE.COM, Record Type: CEMETERY.

Iris Bernell Wells1

F, #93942, b. January 1922, d. February 1922
  • Reference: FAG

Citations

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Artie A Blackman1

F, #93943, b. 1901, d. 1998
  • Reference: FAG
  • Married Name: circa 1920; Mrs. Wells (Blackman)

Family: Alva G Wells b. 1901, d. 1962

Citations

  1. Unknown author, FINDAGRAVE.COM, Record Type: CEMETERY.

Dixie Lewis Wells1

?, #93944, b. 1906, d. 1956
  • Reference: FAG

Citations

  1. Unknown author, FINDAGRAVE.COM, Record Type: CEMETERY.