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Dorothy Wells
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Obituary for Dorothy Frances Wells

Dorothy Frances Wells (Huntley) died on January 12, 2018 in Westminster, Colorado at the age of 86.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Claudia Wells and Melanie Seidel: and her grandchildren, Melanie Verver, Katie Nix, Lindsey Terry and Emily Oakman. She is preceded in death by her husband, Donald Wells.

Dorothy was born on April 10, 1931 near Chariton, Iowa to Mark and Doris Huntley. She graduated from Guthrie Center High School in 1948. She went on to the American Institute of Business in Des Moines, Iowa and graduated in August, 1950. She married Donald Gene Wells, her high school sweetheart September 10, 1950. After moving to Iowa City, Iowa, Dorothy began working for the Institute of Public Affairs as the youngest secretary for the university.
Over seven years, the couple welcomed two children into their home.
Moving the family to Denver, Dorothy found great pleasure in gardening and working outside at their home in Arvada. She worked many years as a bookkeeper for Orthopedic Surgeons in Denver and found great satisfaction in that field. Dorothy was steadfast in her faith and traditions and passed those onto her family. Her great pleasure was her family and playing with her 8 great grandchildren.

A Memorial service is scheduled for Monday, January 22, 2018 at 2:00 pm, with a reception to follow at Aspen Mortuary in Arvada.

For those who would rather send donations, please give to St. Jude, a charity that Dorothy supported. The family would like to thank The Memory Care Unit at San Marino for their kindnesses and dedicated care.
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