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Gladys M. Wells

Iowa City

Gladys M. Wells, 102, lifetime resident of the Iowa City area, died peacefully Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at the Solon Care Center.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service with burial to follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery. There will be an hour of visitation prior to the services at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in her memory to Iowa City Meals on Wheels or Solon Retirement Village Foundation.
To share a thought, memory or condolence with her family, please visit the funeral home website at www.gayandciha.com.
Gladys M. Dewey was born Feb. 13, 1916, in rural Johnson County, Iowa, the daughter of Albert and Carrie (Fout) Dewey. She attended rural schools here and later she was united in marriage to James Emory Wells on March 15, 1934, in Iowa City. She raised her children, cared for her family's needs and so loved being wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother!
Her family includes her children, Jim and his wife, Ann Wells, Mary Wells and Carolyn Mather; four grandchildren, Stacy, Sara, Gary and Cindy; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Doris Lynch.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Emory; two grandchildren, Jerry and Cheryl; four sisters, Anne Snyder, Alice Hahn, Mary Donovan and Nellie Donovan; and one brother, Lawrence Dewey.
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