Marlene Mae Wells

Marlene Mae Wells, 86, of Kalkaska, passed away on Dec. 28, 2023, at Kalkaska Memorial Assisted Living. 

She was born on Dec. 30, 1936, in Edmore, MI to the late Leo and Anita (Russell) Thomas. 

The family moved to Kalkaska, in the early 1940s. 

She met and married her high school sweetheart, Larry Wells. They were married in June of 1955, and were married for 61 years. They had 3 children, Kandy Wells of St. Clair Shores, Kevin (Nona) Wells of Kalkaska, and Nanette (Paul) Allen of Grayling; also surviving are 7 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters; and 1 brother. 

She was preceded in death by her husband; 4 brothers; a sister; and a Great-granddaughter. 

She enjoyed traveling, fishing, quilting, making maple syrup, and most importantly all her grand and great-grandchildren. 

She worked at Cotton’s Farm for years. 

She will be greatly missed. Interment will take place at Excelsior Township Cemetery in the spring. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to ProMedica Hospice. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Kalkaska Funeral Home.


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