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(Martha) Elizabeth Wells, 1912 — 2013

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(Martha) Elizabeth Wells, 1912 — 2013

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(Martha) Elizabeth Wells, 1912 — 2013

Service time: October 01, 2013 at 01:00 PM

(Martha) Elizabeth Wells
1912 — 2013

Elizabeth was born on Aug. 23, 1912, to Julia and Simeon Lane in Atwood, Colo. She died Sept. 26, in Hollister.

Elizabeth went to Colorado State Teachers College and taught school in Crook, Colo., for several years. She married Claude Wells in 1935 and they moved to California to continue their education. For 30 years they lived in Tehachapi where Elizabeth taught second grade for 20 of those years. In 1969 they retired and moved to Bakersfield where they traveled extensively and were charter members of the Kern City Duplicate Bridge Club and Sundale Golf Club. Elizabeth was a longtime faithful member of the Congregational Church.

Elizabeth was preceded in death by husband Claude Wells and brothers Irvin, Ralph and Archie Lane. She is survived by sister Mary Spanjer of Fort Collins, Colo., daughters Barbara Huse (Paul) of Hollister and Margo Well of Palm Desert, grandchildren Sharon Muehlbacher (Ed) of Rancho Cucamonga and Don Huse of San Jose, great–grandchildren Cameron and Austin Muehlbacher and Jessica and Trent Huse.

A graveside service will be held at Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary in Bakersfield on Tuesday, Oct. 1st at 1 p.m. To send condolences, visit www.grunnagle.com.

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