Mary Lucille Wells, 81, of Van Wert, formerly of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, passed away at 5:45 PM on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Vancrest Health Care Center in Van Wert.
Born on March 18, 1938, in Van Wert, the daughter of the late Russell C. and Margaret L. (Mohler) Wells.
Mary retired from Kroger in Ft. Wayne after many years of service.
She was a member of St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church in Ft. Wayne.
Mary was an avid swimmer and bicyclist.
Surviving are a brother, Ed (Becky) Wells of Van Wert; a sister Martha McCullough of Cleveland, Ohio; nieces and nephews, Susan Showalter, Pam (Kevin) Baker, Jim (Karen) Packer, Laura (Ron) Ditto, David Packer, Amy (Todd) Allison, Nancy (Derek Lowe) McCullough- Lowe, Bob (Stephanie) McCullough, Sarah (Rich Humbach) Wells, Erin (Jimmy) Kennedy, Leah (Eric) Schaffner, Evan (Rachel) Wells; many great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews; and a special cousin, Kate Custer.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, John R. Wells; a sister, Joan Packer; a nephew, Steven Wells; and a niece, Julia McCullough-Perreman.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM NEXT Saturday, February 29, 2020 at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Van Wert.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mary`s memory may be sent to The Brumback Library.
To share in Mary's online memorial, please visit www.alspachgearhart.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.