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Richard A. Wells

December 30, 1924 May 8, 2017
Richard A. Wells
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Richard A. Wells, 92, formerly of Aurora, Colorado, passed away May 8, 2017 in Lansing, MI. He was a retired Distribution Manager for Rocky Mountain News, Aurora, CO and served in the U.S. Army Air Corp. during WWII. He was a very active member of Faith Presbyterian Church, Aurora, CO, with which traveled to many locations doing mission work. Richard enjoyed traveling with his wife, Elsie, and together was foster parents and recognized with an award for their hard work.

Survivors include his daughter Denise (Charles) Chesney, son Lawrence Wells, step-daughter, Cynthia Claflin; 6 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Elsie (December 24, 2016), daughter Diane Townsend, granddaughter Shayla Wells, and sisters Kay Bennett and Ailene Hagerman.

Memorial services will be held Monday, May 15, 2017 – 11:00 a.m. at Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge, with visitation one hour prior to service. For those wishing, memorial contributions may be made to the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 210 W. Saginaw Hwy., Grand Ledge, MI 48837. Online condolences may be shared at www.petersandmurrayfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Monday

15

May

10:00 AM 5/15/2017 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 5/15/2017 11:00:00 AM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

Service

Monday

15

May

11:00 AM 5/15/2017 11:00:00 AM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States
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