Helen L. Wells, 92, of Ft. Wright, KY passed away on Monday, March 22, 2021. She was a member of St. Agnes Parish, VFW Marshall-Schildmeyer Unit 6095 and a charter member of the World War II Museum in New Orleans, LA. Helen retired from the Northern Kentucky District Health Department in 1988 after 25 1/2 years of service. On her retirement she was named a Kentucky Colonel and a life member of the Kentucky Public Health Association. She was a lifetime member of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 203 serving as Department President from 1991-1992. Helen assisted in the building of a habitat house in Washington D.C. along with President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn. She was preceded in death by her loving husband: Clay Wells; parents: Bernard and Anna Schildmeyer; children: Darlene Beyer, Donald Wells and Charlotte Shelton and grandsons: Brian Wells and Randy Shelton. Helen is survived by her children: Richard (Debby) Wells, Blanche (Daryl) Tepe, Benny Wells, Virginia Meeker and Michelle (Steve) Murphy; 17 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will take place at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1680 Dixie Hwy, Ft. Wright, KY 41011 on Saturday, March 27, 2021 from 10:00 AM until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 AM. Interment to follow at Mother of God Cemetery, Ft. Wright, KY. Connley Brothers Funeral Home, Latonia, Kentucky is serving the family. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, C/O stjude.org and or Shriners Hospital's for Children, 1 Children's Plaza, Dayton, Ohio 45404. Online condolences may be expressed on Facebook or at www.connleybrothersfuneralhome.com
I am so sorry and pray for the entire family. Helen was always a very sweet women and everyone loved her. She was a happy and loved her family.She will be missed.
Melanie Trenkamp - Apr 2, 2021
So sorry to hear of Helen's passing. This is a very difficult time, but I'm praying you will be comforted by your many memories you shared with her. I cherish mine with all of you.
Guillermo Vernier - Mar 25, 2021
May the Lord comfort your heart as only He can do.
Lori Acuff - Mar 25, 2021
Helen was an amazing woman and whenever I needed to call her regarding the American Legion Auxiliary, she always gave me great advice and encouragement. She will be dearly missed.
Tim Wells - Mar 23, 2021
Lots of great childhood memories with Aunt Helen and Uncle Clay and all the kids. My Dad loved visiting and we seemed to be there a lot. Helen always had a big smile on! She always treated us well. It seems like the older we get the faster time moves and it doesn’t wait for any of us. I look forward to seeing Helen’s smile again one day on the other side! Rest in peace Aunt Helen.
Diane Spencer - Mar 23, 2021
My condolences the family She was a lovely lady and she will be miss from the American Legion Family.
Tara - Mar 22, 2021
Who won was a fun wonderful woman. Many memories with her and her family. She raised wonderful children who learned love from their mother. She will be greatly missed.
Bonita C Robey - Mar 22, 2021
Mrs. Helen was a wonderful woman who will be greatly missed. Always loved her smile and talking with her.
Brenda Berry - Mar 22, 2021
Helen was my other mother. She will be greatly missed. She was a special lady.
Beth and Erich Stoffer, Lillian Rowland - Mar 22, 2021
To my cousins and family- We are saddened to hear of aunt Helen’s passing. Mom also loved her so much. We have great memories of our families getting together to play cards. Aunt Helen was always funny and loving and I will miss her smile and laughter. Love to all
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