Robert A. Wells (1928 - 2010)


Robert A Wells, 82, of Urbandale, Iowa, passed away August 9, 2010, at Deerfield Timberland Health Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday August 14, 2010 at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel with burial to follow at Resthaven in West Des Moines. Robert A was born March 24, 1928 in Mason City, IA to Donald Eugene Wells and Lois Maude Smith, known as Pinky and Fuddy. He married Saundra Wells on November 2, 1972. Robert A was a Veteran of the Army. He had a passion to shoot skeet, play the piano, take pictures, cook, and have a great time.
Robert A is survived by his children Susan (Roger) Crawford of Overland Park KS, Deborah (Kent) Marshall of Fayette, MO and John Wells of West Des Moines, IA; four grandchildren, Emilee Crawford, Madeline Crawford, Emmalin Wells, and Bruce Marshall. Also, Cindy, John and Jamie Speicher. He was preceded in death by his wife Saundra Wells and his parents Donald and Lois Wells.
We, Robert A's children, were so grateful for his love and care after he met our mother. He truly changed, enhanced, and enriched our lives. We will miss him so much. He was a darling, and courageous man.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, August 13, 2010, at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Iowa Health Hospice and Palliative Care, Ducks Unlimited, and Blank Children's Hospital in Robert A's name.
Arrangements by Les Funeral Homes - Westover Chapel.
Published in Boonville Daily News from Aug. 12 to Aug. 19, 2010
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