resident Dawn Anne Catherine Wells, 68, of LaPorte, Ind., died Sunday, June
6, 2014, at the Franciscan St. Anthony Health hospital in Michigan City,
under hospice care.
She was born on
March 4, 1946, in New York City, the daughter of Henry and Catherine (Reinschmidt)
She is survived by
her husband, Thomas Wells, her son, Michael Wells and her daughter Becki
Wells, as well as six grandchildren. Dawn Anne, an only child, was preceded
in death by her parents.
Dawn Anne worked as
an executive secretary and medical transcriptionist before moving to Indiana
from Pittsburgh, Pa., with her husband and children in 1984. She was a
weekly volunteer for the Child Evangelism Fellowship and the Liberty Bible
Church Library. Dawn Anne contributed to other Christian ministries as well
including the Liberty Bible Church LaPorte Campus children's ministry. Dawn
was an avid gardener and enjoyed wild flower botanizing.
Dawn Anne and her
husband moved to Union Mills, Ind., in late 2004 and then downsized to
LaPorte in 2013 as her health deteriorated.
Her life will be
celebrated at a private family gathering during the 4th of July holiday.
Memorials may be
made to the Liberty Bible Church benevolent fund or First Step of LaPorte.
Church, 824 N Calumet Ave., Chesterton, IN, 46304;