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Friday, April 11, 2014 8:00 PM

Aug. 9, 1928-April 11, 2014

VAN WERT — Cleo E. Wells, 85, of Van Wert died at 3 p.m. Friday at Vancrest of Van Wert.

He was born Aug. 9, 1928, in Grover Hill to Lawson and Inez (Cotterman) Wells, who preceded him in death.

On June 7, 1952, he married Jackie L. (Brotherwood) Wells, who survives in Van Wert.

Survivors also include his children, Ed (Cindy) Wells of Colorado, Ron (Linda) Wells of Convoy, Sheryl (Jim) Burns of Michigan and Jenny (Stan) Lichtenberger of Van Wert; his brother, Herman (Doris) Wells of Van Wert; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a grandchild; his brother, Harold Wells; and his sisters, Kate Yearling, Doris Dilbone and Lucille Dyer.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home and Crematory, Van Wert, the Rev. Paul Miller officiating. Burial will take place in Ridge Cemetery, Middle Point.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to American Red Cross or Vancrest of Van Wert Activities Fund.

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