Wells

Elinor June (Kersten) Wells - age 92, of Fenton, died Saturday, June 22, 2019. Funeral services will be held 11 AM Friday, June 28, 2019 at Sharp Funeral Homes, Fenton Chapel, 1000 Silver Lake Rd., Fenton. Pastor Mark Cox officiating. Burial in Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 1 PM – 4 PM and 6 PM - 8 PM. Those desiring may make contributions to the Alzheimer Association. Elinor was born February 1, 1927 in Kalamazoo, the daughter of Herbert Carl and Leita G. (Quinlan) Kersten. She was a 1944 graduate of Kalamazoo Central High School and received a bachelor degree from Western Michigan University in 1948. She married William Coyte Wells on August 29, 1953 in Kalamazoo and he preceded her in death April 3, 1990. She moved to Fenton in 1957. Elinor had worked for Michigan Bell Telephone for six years and then was the bookkeeper for Guns Galore for many years. Surviving are: sons, William Coyte Wells, Jr. and Jeffrey Carl Wells; grandchildren, Damian (Paula) and Derek Swigert, Jessa and Nicholas Wells, and Mason and Maddon Wells; great-grandchildren, Ella, Courtney, Teoni, Kewna, and Estella; and several nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Susan Kay Swigert; sisters, Beverly and Barbara. Tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.

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