Theda Y. Wells

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Theda Y. Wells, age 95 of Tecumseh, passed away Friday, March 1, 2013 at Provincial House in Adrian. She was born March 22, 1917 in Toledo Ohio, the daughter of Lester Cole and Nora Esther (Wilson) Froehlich. Theda married Raymond Shaw. On April 22, 1951 she married Daniel F. Wells, who preceded her in death on October 28, 2001.

Theda was a member of the Adrian Seventh Day Adventist Church. She enjoyed camping and was an excellent cook. Theda was a homemaker, who enjoyed the time she spent with her close knit family.

Theda is survived by two sons, Floyd Wells (Caroline) of Clayton, and Duaine (Denine) Wells of Tecumseh; four daughters, Grace (Norman) Heistand of Jackson, Cleo (Larry) Carson of Tecumseh, Norma Smith (Don) of Tecumseh, and Esther (Gary) Bartlett of Adrian; brother, Charles Froehlich of Tecumseh; seventeen grandchildren, thirty-two great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, Theda was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, and two brothers.

Visitation was held Monday, March 4 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Tecumseh Chapel of Handler Funeral Homes. Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 5, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor John Schott officiating. The family received friends at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of services. Burial followed in Brookside Cemetery, Tecumseh.

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