Archive for Thursday, August 30, 2007

Roger L. Wellman


August 30, 2007

Funeral services for Roger L. Wellman, 49, St. Louis, were Saturday, Aug. 25, at Collier's Funeral Home in Bridgeton, Ill. Graveside services were Monday, Aug. 27, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence.

Mr. Wellman died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007, at a St. Louis hospital.

He was born July 19, 1958, in Wellington, the son of Vere and Clara Carnahan Wellman.

He married Diane M. Pickert. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include a son, Sam R. Wellman, of the home; a daughter, Jessica N. Wellman, of the home; his mother and stepfather, Clara and Ernie Butell, Lawrence; four brothers, Ron Wellman, Eudora, Mike Wellman, Lawrence, Scott Wellman, Merrimack, N.H., and Brad Butell, Baldwin City; three sisters, Susan McNeil, De Soto, Linda Fyler, Lawrence, and Laura George, Baldwin City.

The family suggests memorials to the Jessica and Sam Wellman Scholarship Fund, sent in care of U.S. Bank, 12375 St. Charles Rock Road, Bridgeton, MO 63044 or Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1260, Lawrence 66044.

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