Blanche Audrey Wells

July 1925 ~ February 2018

Blanche Audrey Wells, 92, passed away Monday morning at Kaiser Hospital in Modesto. She was born in San Bernardino and lived the majority of her life in southern California, the latter in Fountain Valley. She was a resident of Modesto since 2012.

Bette, as her family and friends knew her by, put herself through business college and was a secretary for years in the trucking business. She took joy in helping others and gave to the Disabled Veterans of America. She loved watching basketball, golf, horse racing and the Olympics. She was president of the Executive Secretaries of America and a member of Eastern Star.

She is survived by nephews John Harper of Oceanside, Mark Harper of Riga, Latvia, and Geoffrey Harper of Turlock; nieces Elizabeth Harper of Modesto and Jennifer Harper of Richmond, Virginia. Other family include cousins, great nieces and nephews, and beloved stepdaughter and step-grandson of Fountain Valley.

Inurnment service will be held Friday, April 6th, 2PM at Pomona Cemetery, 502 E. Franklin Avenue, Pomona, CA 91766.

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