Gertrude “Trudy” Wells, 92, of Shawnee, KS passed away February 5, 2016. Her funeral service will be 11:00am, Wednesday, February 10th with visitation to begin at 10:00am at the Overland Park Chapel, 8201 Metcalf Ave. There will be a reception to follow the funeral service to which all attendees are invited. A graveside service will follow the reception at the Monticello Cemetery, West 73rd Terrace, Shawnee, KS 66218. Memorial contributions may be made to the Olathe Medical Center Charitable Foundation, C/O Olathe Hospice House, 20375 W. 151st Street, Suite 363, Olathe, KS 66061.
Trudy was born August 23, 1923 in Valley Falls, KS to Edna and George Felber. She married Bob Wells on April 26th, 1943 in Kansas City, KS. After various jobs, including owning two small grocery stores in rural Johnson County, she retired from the Shawnee Mission Post Office. She traveled extensively throughout the world. She proudly lived in her home since 1955, which was voted by her grandsons to the best screened in porch in Johnson County. She was identified by her 1988 blue Buick. She was smart, strong, capable, well-read, a friend to many, inspiring and loved by her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Francis “Bob” Wells.
She is survived by her daughter, Susan “Bunny” Sager (Ray); grandson, Aaron Sager (Christy) and their children, Donovan and Nora and grandson, Brenden Sager (Priscilla) and their children, Evelyn and Leah and Trudy’s sister, Betty Greene. You may leave online condolences for the family at www.overlandparkchapel.com