Eleanor Wells, 83, LaFontaine, died at 7:15 a.m., July 22, 2020, at Rolling Meadows Healthcare Center in LaFontaine. She was born Nov. 11, 1936, in Martin, Kentucky to Paul and Eva (Kilborn) Samons.
Eleanor married Darvin Wells in Clintwood, Virginia on Feb. 24, 1966; he died June 25, 2008. She retired from Wagner’s in Wabash. Eleanor attended Wabash Friends Church. She was an excellent cook, enjoyed her dog “Ginny,” and especially loved her family.
She is survived by daughter, Rosella “Rose” (Don) Smalley of Wabash, and her sister, Loretta (Dick) Marshall of Dunning, Nebraska. She was also preceded in death by her parents, 3 sisters, and 4 brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, July 24, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with David Phillips officiating. Entombment will be in the Chapel of Remembrance Mausoleum at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Friday, at the funeral home.
Preferred memorial is Animal Shelter of Wabash County.