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Juanita V. (Walters) Wells, 89, of Decatur, died on Wednesday, October 5, 2011, in her villa at Woodcrest Retirement Community.
Juanita was born in Ohio City, Ohio, on August 31, 1922 to Stanley D. and Frieda C. (Schaadt) Walters.
On August 2, 1947, she married Carlton R. Wells. He preceded her in death.
Juanita retired in March of 1982 with 39 years of service as a clerk for International Harvester in Fort Wayne.
She was a graduate of Van Wert High School in Van Wert, Ohio, and attended Grace United Church of Christ in Fort Wayne.
Surviving are two brothers, Dale E. Walters of North Canton, Ohio, and Ivan M. Walters of Decatur, and 13 nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Marcile Hill, and two brothers, Ned Walters and Dr. Donald Walters.
Visitation is noon-4 p.m. on Sunday, October 9, 2011, in Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home of Decatur.
Funeral services will be on Monday, October 10, 2011, at 10 a.m. in the funeral home.
Entombment will be in Covington Memorial Gardens at Fort Wayne.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Family Life Care Hospice or to Grace United Church of Christ.