Ronald Wells Obituary

Ronald M. Wells
Ronald M. Wells
Ronald M. Wells

May 31, 1954 - November 29, 2010
Born in Corning, IA
Resided in Corning, IA
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Ronald Marion Wells, 56, passed away Monday, November 29, 2010 at VA Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Cremation has taken place and a memorial visitation will be held at Iles Funeral Homes – Westover Chapel in Des Moines from 6-8 p.m., Friday, December 3, with a Vigil Service at 7:30 p.m. A Memorial Mass will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, December 6 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Corning, Iowa. Burial will take place at a later date.

Ron was born May 31, 1954 in Corning, the son of Abraham and Helen "Nellie" (O'Dowd) Wells. Ron "Twink" graduated from Corning High School in 1972 and was a long time resident of Corning. He served in the U.S. Army from May 1975 until May 1978, and after graduation from Basic and Advanced Individual Training, was stationed in Italy. Ron had worked for F.E.M.A.

Survivors include sisters, Margaret (Bill) Earthman of Willis, Texas, Judy Larson (Butch Manning) and Helen Wells of Clive, Iowa; brothers, Don of Corning, Iowa and Pat of West Des Moines, Iowa; 13 nieces and nephews and 16 great nieces and nephews. Ron was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Vincent and Edwin and sister, Rita.

Memorials contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans.

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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Friday, December 3, 2010
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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St. Patrick Catholic Church
504 Grove Avenue
Corning, IA US 50841
Monday, December 6, 2010
10:30 AM


D.A.V. National Service Office
1033-B Federal Building
Des Moines, IA US 50309
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