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Saturday, February 2nd, 2013
Mary K. Wellman, 88, Coldwater, died Jan. 31, 2013, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater.
She was born April 7, 1924, in Philothea, to Ben and Catherine Schoenlein Dues. On Jan. 20, 1951, she married William Wellman, who died Dec. 5, 1992.
She is survived by four children, Jerry (Janet) Wellman, New Knoxville, Marie (Bob) Walls, Roger (Lora) Wellman and Betty (Jeff) Geier, all of Coldwater; 19 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Evelyn (Clete) Woeste and Lucille (Dennis) Jansen, both of Coldwater; and in-laws, Helen Dues, St. Henry, Betty (Gene) East, Tipp City, Alberta Schmitmeyer, Minster, and Velma Wellman, Coldwater.
Deceased are two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three brothers, Walter Dues, Gene Dues and Melvin Dues; and in-laws, Bernard Wellman, Fred Schmitmeyer, Beatrice and William Leyes.
She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, St. Ann's Ladies Sodality and the Coldwater High School class of 1941. She was a former hospital and Briarwood volunteer, an avid Cavalier fan and enjoyed gardening, bingo and family activities.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, the Rev. Marc Soellner officiating.
Calling is 1-5 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Contributions may be made to the Briarwood Activity Fund.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.
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