Cathy Wells, 59

wellsCathy A. Wells, age 59, of Burr Oak, passed away late Wednesday evening, Nov. 2, 2016, at her home.
She was born June 29, 1957 in Mexico, Ind., a daughter of Elbert “Bud” Earl and Mary Gervase (Anderson) Mygrant.
Cathy resided in Burr Oak since 1978, coming from Peru, Ind.
On April 8, 1978, she married Daniel Wells in Mexico, Ind.
Cathy was a licensed hairdresser and had worked at Fiesta Hair Salon in Sturgis. She also had been employed at Essex Corporation in Coldwater, Burr Oak Community Schools as cafeteria supervisor and the Sturgis Hospital housekeeping and cafeteria departments.
She enjoyed cooking and crocheting and truly loved time spent with her family especially each one of her eight grandchildren.
Cathy is survived by her loving and dedicated husband of 38 years, Daniel; a daughter, Deonna (Steve) Riccius of Hudson, Ind.; three sons, Joseph (Tonya) Wells of Howe, Ind., Shawn (his fiancée Patty Kool) Wells of Burr Oak and Justin (Jenny) Wells of Bronson; eight grandchildren, Ashton, Lydia, Mark, Taylor, Jasim, Liam, Mason and Jaxson; her mother, Mary Gervase Mygrant of Peru, Ind.; three brothers, Dennis (Becky) Mygrant of Monticello, Ind., Rodney (Pam) Mygrant and Ted (Lori) Mygrant, both of Peru, Ind.; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father.
In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service celebrating and honoring the life of Cathy Wells will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at Firm Foundation Church, 651 E. Main St. in Centreville. Pastors Don Smith and Rod Detweiler of Firm Foundation and Pastor Jackie Snyder of Community Christ Church in Coldwater will officiate.
The Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, is entrusted with the arrangements.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Cathy’s memory consider Firm Foundation, 621 E. Main St., Centreville, MI 49091; or ALS Association, Gift Processing Center, PO Box 6051, Albert Lea, MN 56007.
Her obituary is also at, where personal messages of support may be left for the family. – See more at:

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