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Don D. Wells

Don D. Wells, age 73, of Harvard, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at Bryan/LGH Medical West in Lincoln.

Funeral Services will be held 2:30 P.M., Friday, September 2nd at the United Methodist Church in Aurora. Rev. Ron Harris will officiate. Interment will be in the Aurora Cemetery. Visitation will be a half hour prior to service time. Family requests casual attire for the service. Higby-McQuiston Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


Don Darrel Wells, the son of Raymond H. and Beulah I. (Clouse) Wells, was born in Lincoln, Nebraska on December 12, 1942 and passed away in Lincoln, Nebraska on August 30, 2016, at the age of 73.

Don was confirmed at the Exeter Methodist Church. He attended Exeter Public school and graduated from Exeter High School in 1960. Don played football and played tenor saxophone in the band. He was a 4-H member and FFA member, Don took great pride in showing and raising his hogs.

On February 15, 1974, Don was married to Maryln Bell Oswald at White River, South Dakota.

Don farmed and raised livestock until his health prevented him from doing that. He loved fishing and spent many hours with his buddies at the lakes fishing and fishing at his pond.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Ray Lee Wells.

Don is survived by his wife, Maryln Kay of Harvard; children, Tom (Susan) Oswald of Harvard, Denise Lawrence of Lincoln, Larry Wells, Julie Hoffschneider and Jodie Blasť; 6 grandchildren, Brooke (Trevor) Johnson, Brittany Oswald, Taylyn Lawrence, Mikaela Lawrence, Karlie (Sean) Walkup and Joslyn (Jon) Carlson and one great-grandson, Jace Thomas Johnson. He is also survived by his sister, Marilyn (Ron) Wahl.

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