Timothy Patrick Wells

Timothy Patrick Wells, 63, of Rock Springs passed away June 25, 2015 at his home. A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Wells died following an 18-month battle with cancer.

He was born on June 3, 1952 in St. Paul, Minn., the son of John F. Wells and Anita L. Gillis Wells.

Wells attended schools in Hudson, Wis. and was a 1971 graduate of the Hudson High School.

He served a four-year apprenticeship to become a journeyman carpenter.

He married Jacalyn Lanman on July 20, 1974 in Bloomington, Minn.

Wells was employed as a carpenter business agent for Carpenters Local 1620 and retired in July 2007.

His interests included fishing, hunting, woodworking and logging.

He was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Community, Carpenter's Union, Wyoming Building Trades, Past President of the Sweetwater County Democratic Party, Sweetwater County 4-H, Rock Springs Swim Club, Little League Football, Southwest Labor Council President of Homeowners Association, Weblo Leader and he was lobbying for worker's right in the Wyoming Legislature.

Survivors include his wife Jacalyn Wells of Rock Springs; his mother Anita Wells of Hudson, Wis .; two sons Anthony "Andy" Wells and wife Trudi and Ryan Wells and wife Ashley, all of Rock Springs; four grandchildren, Brenden Wells, Brittnie Wells, Morgan Wells and Hadley Wells; five brothers, John Wells and wife Sue of Boulder, Dan Wells and partner Roger Morgan of Valley Center, Calif., Mike Wells and wife Bonnie of Dresser, Wis., Pat Wells and partner Dave Lamangan of Silver Spring, Md., Tom Wells and wife Jenifer of Seattle; three sisters, Mary Wells, Margaret Sanderson and husband Greg and Jeanne Denis and husband Jeff, all of Hudson, Wis .; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father John F. Wells.

Following cremation, a mass of christian burial will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday at Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church at 633 Bridger Avenue in Rock Springs.  A rosary was recited Wednesday.

Friends may call at the church, one hour prior to services.

The family of Timothy P. Wells respectfully suggests that donations in his memory be made to Holy Spirit Catholic Community, c/o Church Elevator Fund, 116 Broadway, Rock Springs, Wyoming or Hospice of Sweetwater County, 333 Broadway, Suite 220, Rock Springs, Wyoming or http://www.myhsc.org.


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