Larry Wells

Larry Wells passed away peacefully January 29, 2018.


Visitation is 5 - 7 p.m., Thursday, February 1, at Hamilton?s Funeral Home, Des Moines.


Funeral Service: 11 a.m. Saturday, February 3 (second visitation from 10 to 11 a.m.), at Stockport Christian Church, Stockport, IA. Burial at Spencer Cemetery.


Contributions to Union Park Grace Fellowship Church in Des Moines or American Legion.


Larry was born August 26, 1940, in Van Buren County, to Esmond and Evangie Wells. He proudly served in the Air Force and graduated from Parsons College. Larry married Karen Brown on June 22, 1968. Larry?s first priority was his family. He had a passion for cars and enjoyed sports of all kinds.


Larry had a strong Christian faith and was always in service to others, especially the elderly. He was a very creative person.


Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Karen; son, Nathan; daughters, Tina (Lonnie) Payton, Cynthia (Jason) Villalobos; sister, Pauline Kaplan; brothers, Don (Glenda), David (Connie); 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; many loving family members and friends.


Larry was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Henry, Jim, Andy, Marvin, Charlie; and sister, Esther.


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