WELLS, Jr. Chester E. – Of Mt. Morris, age 87, died Sunday, March 20, 2011 at McLaren Regional Medical Center. Funeral service will be held 1p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at the Swartz Funeral Home, 1225 West Hill Road, Pastor Bruce Darling officiating. Burial in Crestwood Cemetery. Visitation 1-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Chester was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on September 11, 1923 and was a resident of the Flint area all of his life. Chester served in the United States Navy during World War II retired from the City of Flint. On January 19, 1978, he married Mary Joann.

Surviving are wife, Joanna; daughters, Katie and Bob Sigsby, Chris and Tom Funch, Stacey Wells and Kelly Yuhos; 3 step-children, William Harrison, James and Jenette Harrison, Beth and Lee Burgess; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty June Wells and son, Chester Everett Wells, III.