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Nellie Venus Hughes Wells
June 5, 1885–February 22, 1951
ANAMOSA—Services for Nellie Venus Wells, 65, of Anamosa, who died Thursday at Albuquerque, NM, will be conducted Tuesday at 1 p.m. in Goettsch funeral home here and at 2 p.m. in the United Brethren church, Morley.
Born June 5, 1885, near Morley, Mrs. Wells spent most of her life in the Morley vicinity. She was a member of the E.U.B church. Her husband, Fred S. Wells died two years ago.
Survivors include nine children, Mrs. Frances Ray, Mrs. Zora Sutthoff, and Gerald all of Cedar Rapids; Millard, Delbert, and Mrs. Lodema Jaeger, all of Anamosa; Kenneth of Morley; Bob of Marion, and Nellie LaVonne Sams of Albuquerque; 18 grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs. Jennie Miller of Morley and Mrs. Katheryn Sampica of Marion.

Submitted by: Charles R. Stivers
Note: Nellie Venius Hughes, born June 5, 1885 in Morley, IA, died February 22, 1951. She married Seth Franklin "Frank" Wells September 23, 1903 (not "Fred S. Wells" as stated in the obituary). He was born in April 2, 1881, died March 4, 1949. His father was Levi LaRue Wells, born November 7, 1851. His mother was Susan Matilda Axline, born December 28, 1852.
Children born to this union were: Clella V. Francis (Francis Clella) Wells, Zorah Augusta Wells, Denzel Franklin Wells, Millard Erven Wells, Kenneth Kale Wells, Lodema Emajean Wells, Bobbie (Bob) Hughes Wells, Garold William Wells, Donald Parnell Wells, Delbert Milo Wells, Nellie LaVaune Wells (including three stillborn in 1912, 1915, and 1918). (CRS)

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