Rose Mary Wells, 81, passed away on April 6, 2022 with Robert, her husband of 64 years, at her side.
Rose was born on May 28, 1940 in Oregon City where she attended high school and married Robert in 1958. Rose and Robert raised a family, and their life journey took them to Eugene, Milwaukie and Springfield.
Rose was a gifted and talented homemaker and a beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend to countless members of her adoring extended family. Family and faith were central to Rose’s life with her every deed exemplifying her deep and abiding Catholic faith.
Rose was preceded in death by her parents, John and Elizabeth Schwahn; her siblings Pete Schwahn, Lawrence Schwahn, Jack Schwahn, Michael Schwahn, Joseph Schwahn, Mary Kinez, John Schwahn, Bertha Sinor, Anna Lantz; and her son Paul Wells. She is survived by her husband, Robert Wells; her children Tina Wells Lee, Alan Wells, and Thomas Wells; her grandchildren Robert Wells, Travis Wells, Peter Lee, and Kayla Wells; and great-grandchildren Mila Wells, Stella Wells, and Luka Wells.
Services were held on April 13 at St. Alice Catholic Church in Springfield. There will be a private interment at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Oregon City at a future date.