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Kathryn Wells

KATHRYN I. WELLS, age 97, of Greenwood, WI, passed away at Wells Nature View in Marshfield, WI on Saturday, April 30, 2022.  Funeral services will be held at 11am on Friday, May 6, 2022 at Missionary Baptist Church in Greenwood.  Pastor Geoff Smith will officiate, and burial will follow in the Greenwood City Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be: Kenneth Horn, Jim Wells, Ron Wells, Gerald Immerfall, Jim Seefluth, Brian Gust, and Tyler Horn.  Visitation will be held at the church, on Friday, from 10am until time of service.

Kathryn Ida Sonderegger was born on July 23, 1924 in Greenwood, WI, the daughter of Jacob and Martha (Beerli) Sonderegger.  She was raised on the family farm and received her education in Greenwood Public Schools, graduating from Greenwood High School in 1942.  Kathryn was united in marriage to Donald A. Wells on August 12, 1942 in St. Croix Falls, WI. They resided in Greenwood.  She worked for Black River Campers and Greenwood Campers sewing curtains.  Kathryn also had a ceramic shop where she taught classes from 1972 to 1989.  For 25 years she was the bookkeeper for her husband's business, Wells Amoco Oil Company, until retiring in March 1991.

She had many interests, but especially enjoyed bird watching, crafts, ceramics, and sewing.

Kathryn is survived by her children: Michael Wells (Mickey Oestreich) of Marshfield, Marcia Horn of Loyal, WI; seven grandchildren and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Donald, on July 23, 2009; her daughter-in-law, Judy Wells; her son-in-law, William Horn; and her sister, Martha Sonderegger.

Kathryn's family would like to thank the staff at Wells Nature View and St. Croix Hospice for their loving care and compassion given to her during the time she spent with them. 

In lieu of flowers, Kathryn requested that donations be made to the Salvation Army or your favorite charity.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.cuddiefh.com.

Cuddie Funeral Home of Greenwood, WI is assisting the family with arrangements.


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