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Elizabeth (Martha) Wells


1912 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Elizabeth (Martha) Wells Obituary
(Martha) Elizabeth Wells 1912 - 2013 Elizabeth was born on August 23, 1912 to Julia and Simeon Lane in Atwood, Colorado. She died September 26, 2013 in Hollister, CA. Elizabeth went to Colorado State Teachers College and taught school in Crook, Colorado for several years. She married Claude Wells in 1935 and they moved to California to continue their education. For 30 years they lived in Tehachapi where Elizabeth taught 2nd grade for 20 of those years. In 1969 they retired and moved to Bakersfield where they traveled extensively and were charter members of the Kern City Duplicate Bridge Club and Sundale Golf Club. Elizabeth was a longtime faithful member of the Congregational Church. Elizabeth was preceded in death by husband Claude Wells and brothers Irvin, Ralph and Archie Lane. She is survived by sister Mary Spanjer of Ft. Collins, Colorado, daughters Barbara Huse (Paul) of Hollister and Margo Wells of Palm Desert, grandchildren Sharon Muehlbacher (Ed) of Rancho Cucamonga and Don Huse of San Jose, great-grandchildren Cameron and Austin Muehlbacher and Jessica and Trent Huse. A graveside service will be held at Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary in Bakersfield, CA, Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 1 P.M. To send condolences visit: www.grunnagle.com Grunnagle Ament Nelson Funeral Home (831) 637-3757 www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Sept. 28, 2013
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