Ina Jane Wells, 90, Ligonier, and formerly of Reed City, Mich., passed away Dec. 3, 2016, in Goshen.
She was born Sept. 17, 1926 in Reed City, Mich. to Joseph and Nova (Smith) Dyer. On Jan. 5, 1945, she married Web E. Wells, who preceded her in death in 1976. She was also preceded in death by her brothers Tim (Doris) Dyer and Dick Dyer.
She lived in Reed City, Mich., before moving to Indiana in 1960. She worked at Essex Wire and Monsanto, and was a long-time member of St Patrick’s Catholic Church.
She is survived by three sons: Eugene, Grayslake, Ill.; Gary, Fort Wayne; and Dean (Michelle), Bloomington; one daughter: Christine (Bruce) Leslie, Ligonier; sister-in-law, Esther Dyer; and daughter-in-law, Sherry (Rhinesmith) Wells. Her grandchildren are: Troy (Teresa) Wells, Angela Leslie (Jon) Scott, David Leslie, Derek (Kassie) Wells, and Bryan, Kevin, and Dana Wells. Great grandchildren include Amelia Scott and soon-to-arrive Baby Wells.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m.– 12:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 300 Ravine Park Dr., Ligonier. A rosary service will begin at 12:30 p.m. in the church and a Catholic funeral mass will follow at 1 p.m. on Friday in the church with Fr. Wilson Corzo officiating. Burial will take place at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Reed City, Mich.
A memorial donation may be given to Boys Town (www.boystown.org) or Smile Train (www.smiletrain.org).
Owen Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for the family.
To send condolences to the family in Mrs. Wells’ memory please visit www.owenfamilyfuneralhome.com